June 25, 2021

Assam declares total lockdown in 3 districts and 1 sub-division from Monday

Guwahati , Jun 25: Assam government issued revised Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on Friday, relaxing curfew timings in Kamrup Metropolitan district, which includes Guwahati, until 4 pm. However, a total lockdown will be imposed in Goalpara, Biswanath, Morigaon, and Bokakhat sub-division in the Golaghat districts starting Monday.

Addressing media, Health Minister Keshab Mahanta issued the new SOP, according to which, shops can remain open till 3 pm, from the current 1 pm timing.

To curb the spread of COVID-19, total lockdown will be imposed in Goalpara, Biswanath, Morigaon and Bokakhat sub-division in Golaghat districts from Monday for a week.

At least 247 COVID-19 hotspots have been identified across Assam, which will be declared as containment zones. Only essential services will be allowed in these zones.

The relaxed restrictions will be effective from Monday (June 28) till Sunday (July 4), said reports.

Check details here:

  • Curfew in Guwahati to be from 4 pm. Shops to be closed down by 3 pm.
  • Total lockdown announced for four districts: Biswanath, Goalpara, Morigaon, and Bokakhat town of Golaghat district.
  • Only essential services will be allowed to operate in these districts.
  • Inter-district travel remains prohibited.
  • Those who are fully vaccinated need not be tested at airport and railway stations, provided they can produce their final vaccination certificate

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