ITANAGAR, May 18 - Arunachal Pradesh on Monday extended night curfew from 7 pm to 5 am till May 31 to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, an official said.
The government also urged the business community to cooperate with the administration and ensure strict compliance of standard operating procedures (SoPs) like wearing of masks, use of sanitizer and social distancing.
Capital Region Deputy Commissioner Komkar Dulom said the earlier order of opening of shops alternately on left and right sides of the NH-415 would continue to be in force in the state capital till the end of the lockdown.
Highlighting the quarantine facilities in the capital region, the DC informed that the Police Training Centre (PTC) quarantine facility at Banderdewa has the capacity to accommodate 444 persons and at present 119 people are staying in the centre.
The government has also set up paid quarantine centres by requisitioning 34 hotels at Itanagar and Naharlagun having a total of 608 rooms, the DC said. � PTI