The Mizoram government promulgated ordinance in accordance with the Centre guideline, which seeks to punish people violating prohibitory orders during lockdown.
The ordinance published on Sunday night said any person, who exposes the identity of Covid-19 patients in print, electronic or social media without prior permission from competent authority, will be punished with imprisonment of 3 months or with a fine up to Rs 5,000 or both.
Rs 5,000 fine will be imposed on people, who cross border or enter the state, or organizing social or religious event without permission or escaping from quarantine facility.
The government also imposes a fine of Rs 300 for spitting in public places, Rs 200 for failing to maintain social distancing protocol and Rs 100 for failing to wear mask in public place.
The Ordinance for Containment and Prevention of COVID-19, which was tabled by health minister Dr R Lalthangliana, was approved the cabinet on Saturday.
The ordinance seeks to punish a person for failing to comply with any other instruction or guidelines issued by the Centre or state government, including lockdown guidelines issued from time to time with fine amounting to Rs 1,000.
Those avoiding or attempting to evade attempting to evade quarantine will be fined Rs 3,000.
It said that a fine of Rs 500 will be slapped against those, who fail to comply with instruction or guidelines and endangering the safety of others while staying at designation quarantine facility.
The state government also on Monday set up a committee headed by finance commissioner to study the financial impact of Covid-19 in the state.