Assam Govt. Issues New Guidelines For Covid-19 Which Will Come Into Effect From June 28

June 27,2021 10:19 AM


Dispur [Assam], June 27 (HornbillTV): Assam government on Saturday issued new guideline to curb the spread of covid-19 infection in the state. This is said to be implemented from June 28.

Dispur [Assam], June 27 (HornbillTV): To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Assam government on Saturday issued fresh guidelines that will come into effect from June 28.

“The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) has issued a revised and consolidated directive today containing directives to further contain the spread of COVID-19 in the districts. Today’s order will be applicable across the state w.e.f. 5 AM of June, 2021, and will remain in force until further order,” read the order.

As it has been observed the in some of the districts that the positivity rate in the last 7 days is high as compared to other districts, so depending upon the caseload, the districts are divided into three categories as follows: 1) High positivity Districts: Morigaon, Biswanath, Goalpara and Bokakhat(Civil) Sub Division under Golaghat District, 2) Moderate positivity Districts: Dhubri, Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Nalbari, Baksa, Bajali. Kamrup, Darang, Sonitur, Nagaon, Hojai, Golaghat and Sarupathar Sub Division, Jorhat, Sibasagar, Tinsukia, Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Cachar, Karimganj, Karbi Anglong and Dibrugarh.

Districts showing improvement: Kamrup Metropolitan, South Salmara, Majuli, Bongaigaon, Chirang, Udalguri, West Karbi Anglong, Dima Hasao, Charaideo and Hailakandi.

The curfew time for high positivity districts will be round-the-clock, for moderate positivity districts from 2 PM to 5 PM and for districts showing improvement from 5 PM to 5 AM.

Workplace, business/commercial establishments, shops will be closed in high positivity districts, will be open up to I PM for moderate positivity districts and up to 4 PM for districts showing improvement.

Shops dealing with groceries, fruits and vegetables, dairy and milk booths, animal fodder will be open up to 5 PM high positivity districts, up to I PM for moderate positivity districts and up to 4 PM for districts showing improvement.

All Government employees (including contractual and fixed pay) who have taken at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine shall attend office except in total containment areas while private sector entities may take their own decision about attendance of their employees on this account.

Employees who have not taken vaccines will have to attend office as and when their services are required by respective authorities.

Employees engaged in emergency/essential services shall attend their duty without any restrictions at any place.

There will be a complete ban on movement of all public and private transport in the total containment districts. However, movement of goods shall continue.


Inter-district passenger transport shall remain suspended across the state while intra-district transport with 50 per cent seating capacity and observance of COVID appropriate behaviour may be allowed.

Teachers and faculty members need not attend their respective institutions but if the district administration engages them in COVID -19 or flood relief related emergency duties, they will have to attend their assigned duties.

Other restrictions include odd- even formula for plying of vehicles etc. and exemptions as notified June 4 and June 21, 2021 shall continue to remain in force except those specifically modified by this order.

As per the Union Health Minister yesterday, Assam reported 1210 fresh COVID-19 cases, 3977 discharges and 26 deaths.

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