In view of the consistent rise in Covid19 positive cases, the Meghalaya government has extended the ongoing lockdown in East Khasi Hills till 5 am of June 7, 2021.

The decision of the state government has been confirmed by Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma.

“Government has decided to further extend the #lockdown in East Khasi Hills district till 5AM of 7th June, 2021,” chief minister Conrad Sangma tweeted on Friday.

The Meghalaya government has put in place relaxations during the lockdown.

Home delivery services are permitted subject to permission to be issued by deputy commissioner of East Khasi Hills.

The Inter-district movement from and to East Khasi Hills has been restricted.

SBI Laitumkhrah and Secretariat will be open for government purposes only.

All other banks have been permitted to open on May 31 and June 1 , 2021 for the purpose of urgent transaction only and they shall close by 4 pm.

All post offices are permitted to open on June 2, 3 & 4 with limited staff.

Containment measures have been extended across Meghalaya.

Political, social, religious gatherings are not permitted, including conferences and trainings.

Entry of tourists is not permitted and all tourist spots to remain closed.

Sports activities are not permitted.

Inter-state movement restricted, however, it will not be applicable in case of transit vehicles.

International border trade & export will be allowed, however, its regulation has been entrusted to concerned deputy commissioners.

The government has authorised concerned DCs to impose restrictions in their respective districts depending on the local situation.

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