"An emergency meeting under the chairmanship of Health Minister and Home Minister held today decided to impose lockdown within Aizawl Municipal Council (AMC) area, after obtaining due consent from CM. Lockdown will begin at 4:30 am tomorrow till 4:30am of 3rd Nov," the state administration said in a communication.
Earlier, the state administration had decided to shut down all the schools which had been reopened for students of classes 10 and 12 due to the rising number of locally transmitted COVID-19 cases. As many as 15 students had also tested positive for the virus, according to reports.
Meanwhile, 46 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the past 24 hours in Mizoram, according to the Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department on Monday.
The total number of positive cases stands at 2,493, active cases at 290 while 2,203 people have been discharged so far in the state.
No fatalities due to the disease were reported in Mizoram till Sunday.
With 45,149 new COVID-19 cases, India's total cases surged to 79,09,960 on Monday, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.