In view of the rising COVID-19 cases in Meghalaya, the state government has decided to close all entry points to the state midnight of 31st August to midnight of 7th September.

The entry points located at Byrnihat, Ratacherra, Bajengdoba, Tikkrikkilla, Mirjumla and Hallidayganj will remain closed during this period.

As per a Meghalaya government order issued on Friday, “It is hereby notified that all the currently operational entry points of the State located at Byrnihat, Ratacherra, Bajengdoba, Tikkrikkilla, Mirjumla and Hallidayganj shall remain closed from midnight of 31st August, 2020 to midnight of 7th September, 2020.”

The order signed by state Chief Secretary MS Rao said that only movements related to emergency, medical and essential services, goods and inter-State transit vehicles will be allowed during this period.

All persons who intend to visit or return to the state during this period are requested to reschedule their travel plans.

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