Kohima: In Nagaland’s capital city Kohima, the roads wear a deserted look after a strict seven-day ‘total lockdown’ was imposed in the Kohima Municipal areas Saturday.
The District Task Force on Covid-19 imposed this strict lockdown to enhance active surveillance in the region as cases continue to surge in the state. As of 28 July, Kohima has recorded over 350 cases of coronavirus, while Nagaland has over 1,300 cases.
The surveillance will be undertaken by the Chief Medical Officer coordination team of Kohima, who will also conduct rigorous contact tracing for early detection of suspected Covid-19 cases in the region, said Kohima’s Deputy Commissioner Gregory Thejawelie in an official order issued on 23 July.
ThePrint’s Yimkumla Longkumer and Angana Chakrabarti give a glimpse into life under lockdown in Kohima.