After the detection of Omicron cases in Manipur, the state Government has imposed fresh restrictions in a bid to curb the spread of the new variant of Covid-19.

Two persons have been tested positive for Omicron in Manipur so far.

The State government an order issued on Wednesday said that all kinds of music concerts which are popular at the year-end and New Year celebrations have been restricted.

The order issued by Manipur Chief Secretary, Rajesh Kumar, further said that the performance of folk dance of Thabal Chongba has also been barred.

Celebratory feasts and large gatherings in enclosed areas and indoor halls are to be avoided, according to the order.

Night curfew will remain in force from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. till January 31, 2022. All district magistrates have been instructed to enforce the guidelines strictly.

Wearing of the face mask has been made mandatory and violators will be punished.

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