Indefinite lockdown imposed in Jorhat from July 16

July 15, 2020: Due to a huge spike in community transmission in Jorhat, the district administration on Wednesday decided to impose an indefinite lockdown with effect from tomorrow (July 16).

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July 15, 2020: Due to a huge spike in community transmission in Jorhat, the district administration on Wednesday decided to impose an indefinite lockdown with effect from tomorrow (July 16).

The ongoing total lockdown, which was imposed from July 7-15, only covered the areas under Jorhat Municipal Board but this time, the lockdown will  be covering the suburban areas as well.

The suburban areas include Cinnamara Tiniali, Lichubari Chariali and Rowriah. Chariali, Ajanta bypass, Malow Ali bypass, Sarbaibandha bypass, Kenduguri bypass, JEC Gate, Garmur, JEC Campus, up to Jail Tiniali from AT Road through Sonari Gaon, Road No 1 and the area from Sadar Tiniali via Lichubari to Jail Tiniali including AAU Campus.

The total lockdown will remain in force even on Saturday and Sundays in municipal and suburban areas.

Grocery wholesale and grocery retail shops would be exempted from the purview of the lockdown and would be allowed to open from 7 am to 12 noon and the retail grocery shops can remain open from 12 noon to 6 pm.

Home delivery of vegetables, fish, meat, fruits and fresh water would be permitted.

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