Like the rest of the country, the Northeast has also been in lockdown for the last few weeks. A number of confirmed Covid-19 cases have come to light in different States of the region, with Assam being the worst hit of them all. Fortunately, Meghalaya and Sikkim have not reported any cases yet.
Many well-known personalities have taken to social media to encourage people to practice good hygiene and help people cope with the lockdown. In this video, football icon Bhaichung Bhutia from Sikkim encourages people to follow lockdown protocols and also thanks all the frontline workers who are helping to keep people across the region and the country safe.