Assam lockdown I Assam announces fresh COVID restrictions from May 13: New guidelines for shops, marriages, restaurants

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Guwahati: In an try and curb the COVID-19 outbreak within the state, The newly-formed Himanta Biswa Sarma authorities in Assam on Wednesday introduced new restrictions and containment measures that will come into drive from Could 13.  The Assam authorities stated that the Coronavirus positivity price within the city and adjoining areas have proven a major surge.

Particulars of COVID restrictions in Assam:

All retailers and business institutions ordered to close down at 1 PM on all days.

Weekly ‘haats’, bazaars not allowed for 15 days.

Eating places, dhabas and different eateries can entertain dine-in visitor solely as much as 1 PM after which solely residence supply of meals might be allowed. Eating places working inside a resort or resort can permit exterior friends as much as 1 PM solely after which solely in-house friends of the resort/resort could also be given room service.

Supply of important items by e-Commerce might proceed with observance of COVID acceptable behaviour.

Chilly storages and warehouses might proceed after 1 PM. Nevertheless, sale counters, showrooms and so forth hooked up to those warehouses or chilly storages is not going to be allowed to open after 1 pm.

Pharmacies, hospitals, animal care centres and Veterinary clinics allowed to function with out restrictions being suppliers of important and emergency companies.

All instructional establishments together with colleges/schools/universities should present high quality digital choices. No bodily lessons shall be allowed for 15 days.

Each Authorities and Non-government ordered to stay closed for 15 days.

In case the check positivity of COVID-19 in any space reaches 5 per cent or extra within the final one week, District Justice of the Peace will notify such areas as containment zone and guarantee crucial containment measures for COVID-19.

Marriages and non secular capabilities might be solely non-public affairs and be allowed with presence of most of 10 individuals. No reception events might be allowed put up or pre marriage,

No more than 10 individuals ought to attend funeral / final rites associated gatherings.

AlI spiritual locations shall stay closed for 15 days. Nevertheless, the spiritual head of a non secular place or his consultant allowed to carry out minimal spiritual rituals/prayers.

AIl public transport might be allowed to function solely upto 30 per cent of seating capability.

Auto Rickshaws, cycle rickshaws and taxis requested to function with one driver and two passengers.

Pillion driving might be completely prohibited in two wheelers, besides with girls and kids.

All autos aside from authorities autos might be allowed to ply in accordance with an odd-even method to be determined by the jurisdictional District Catastrophe Administration Authority between 5 AM to 2 PM. Nevertheless, the restriction would not not utilized to non-public autos used for medical emergencies.

There shall be a complete ban on the motion of people from 2 PM to five AM each day.

Assam govt might announce monetary package deal for weaker sections

CM Sarma introduced that if the COVID restrictions are prolonged for greater than a fortnight, his authorities would approve a monetary package deal for the weaker sections.

With out losing any time, the Sonowal Cupboard on Tuesday mentioned the COVID scenario within the state. Following his swearing in, Sarma had stated controlling the “alarming” coronavirus scenario might be his first precedence.

“The ministers will undertake visits to their respective districts and maintain conferences with the Deputy Commissioners, Joint Administrators of Well being and different senior officers to submit the report back to the Chief Minister and Well being Minister inside three days of their go to”, spokespersons Keshab Mahanta and Pijush Hazarika s stated after the Cupboard assembly.

Assam on Could 11 Tuesday logged 6,258 new COVID constructive circumstances, pushing the over caseload to three,04,429. As per the newest bulletin issued by the Nationwide Well being Mission, 127 mre folks died attributable to coronavirus, taking the demise toll to 1,838.

At present, Assam has 37,500 energetic COVID circumstances. With 4,409 extra sufferers recovering from the  illness, the general recoveries elevated to 2,61,980.

Assam’s COVID restoration price now’s 86.06 per cent whereas the demise price is at present 0.60 per cent.


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