• Presently, No Lockdown in Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma


    GUWAHATI: Assam Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma said the Assam government is not planning to impose any lockdown in the state as the present COVID-19 situation is still under control.

     “Situation is under control in Assam. We are getting 50-70 cases daily that too are in the airports and railway stations. There are not many cases in the state. So, there is no need to worry. If we continue the test properly in airports and railway stations the covid-19 situation will stay under control,” the minister said.

    “The government will take all the precautionary measures at the airports and railway stations.” added the minister.

    It is to be noted that Assam reported 92 new Coronavirus cases on Tuesday taking the numbers of active caseload to 683. Two deaths were also reported due to the virus in the state.

    Among the newly reported covid positive cases, 26 were reported from Kamrup Metro, 12 from Nagaon and 14 from Jorhat. It may be mentioned here that the Sivasagar district has imposed Section 144 CrPC amidst the rising covid-19 cases in the state.

    Meanwhile, various states across the country are facing a sudden spike in the number of covid-19 cases with Maharashtra reporting the highest cases in the country.


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