Assam Relaxes Curfew In Districts Reporting Fewer New Covid Infections
The Assam authorities on Monday relaxed the Covid curfew in locations the place the variety of recent constructive circumstances has been under 400 prior to now ten days. It revised the pandemic SOP on Monday after contemplating the enhancing development.
The districts the place curfew has been relaxed are South Salmara, Majuli, Bongaigaon, Chirang, Udalguri, West Karbi Anglong, Dima Hasao, and Charaideo.
“The districts where the total number of cumulative cases and per day cases are still showing persistently high numbers, especially Cachar, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Sonitpur, and Nagaon will be under close watch. In case there is no improvement in the Covid status in these districts, stricter restrictions may follow,” the federal government has said.
“In case the test positivity of COVID-19 in any area reaches 5 per cent or more in urban areas and 10 per cent or more in rural areas in the past one week, District Magistrates will notify such areas as containment zones and ensure necessary containment measures,” the SOPs say.
The curfew in Kamrup Metropolitan district will, nonetheless, proceed from 2 pm until 5 am each day.
“There shall be a total ban on the movement of individuals between 2 pm and 5 am in Kamrup Metropolitan district considering the decreasing trend of COVID-19 cases, including the decrease in the daily case load,” the SOPs stated.
Assam has one of many lowest vaccination charges within the nation. To overcome the deficit, the federal government right now launched an Enhanced Covid Vaccination drive, trying to cowl three lakh adults a day over the subsequent ten days.
It recorded 1,775 new infections yesterday and 30 deaths associated to Covid.