Assam Govt relaxes more COVID-19 restrictions

The night curfew in the state is now imposed from 11pm to 5am in view of the Covid-19 situation.

The Government of Assam relaxes Covid-19 induced restrictions on Tuesday, and limiting the night curfew from 11pm to 5am, in view of the improvement of the Covid-19 situation in the state.

 

Chief secretary of the state, Jishnu Barua while issuing a new set of guidelines of Covid-19 has said 31 percent of the eligible population of the state have been fully vaccinated and 95 percent got their first dose of vaccine against Covid-19.

 

The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) order that came into effect immediatel, informs, "The situation of Covid-19 in the state has been reviewed and the overall Covid scenario in the state has further improved."

 

The ASDMA said that the daily new cases of the state are hovering between 300- 400 and are mostly reported from the urban and peri-urban areas. Most of the districts are reporting less than 10 covid cases per day for the last few weeks.

 

The ASDMA new guidelines, although, has cut the number of people attending weddings and events to a maximum limit of 50 single-dose vaccinated persons from 200 fully vaccinated persons, in the earlier order which was issued on October 1.

 

The order also mentioned that a maximum of 50 people have been allowed to attend the last rites of a dead person.

 

The guidelines said that in"iconic" religious places, a maximum of 60 fully vaccinated persons per hour can enter, while 40 fully vaccinated people have been permitted to enter other religious centres.

 

Cinema halls and auditoriums were allowed to function with 50 percent capacity.

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