The Mizoram government has extended partial lockdown in Aizawl Municipal Corporation (AMC) area and certain COVID-related restrictions in other parts of the state till September 18, with a few relaxations in the curbs, an official said on Sunday.
An order related to the COVID curbs was issued as the restrictions, imposed on August 20, were in place till Saturday, PTI reported.
Meanwhile, Israel said Sunday it would relaunch a pilot programme granting entry to tourist groups from select countries, as the daily coronavirus caseload dipped ahead of the Jewish High Holidays.
A tourism ministry statement said the programme applying to groups of 5 to 30 tourists would restart on September 19.
But visitors from countries labelled “red” by Israel based on the rate of viral transmission will still barred, AFP reported.