Manipur, June 30 -- The Manipur government on Tuesday announced complete curfew in the entire state from 6 pm to 5 am until further order or till July 15, in view of the rapid increase in the number of infected persons and sizable number of persons returning from cities having high infection.

An order issued by chief secretary J Suresh Babu has stated that there will be complete lockdown and curfew in all containment zones as notified by the deputy commissioner concerned till July 15.

As per the order, all interstate bus services except those permitted by the Home department are prohibited. All auto rickshaws and taxis remain prohibited.

Schools, colleges, educational/training/coaching institutions shall remain closed, it said. Hotels ...