Tuesday, June 6, 2023

DC Kohima declares areas as ASF infected zones

Following the detection of African Swine Fever (ASF) at various locations under Kohima district, deputy commissioner (DC) Kohima, Shanavas C has declared several areas as “infected zones and surveillance zones”.
In an order, DC informed that infected zones include—Botsa village (1km radius of infected premises); surveillance zone—10 km radius from the infected premises (9 km radius outside the infected zone). The following restrictions have been laid for strict compliance in the aforementioned locations until further order—ban on slaughter of pigs; ban on import and export of pigs and piglets and ban on transportation of pigs and pork.


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