New Covid SOP to Release Today Says CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

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Published: August 2,2021 02:41 PM
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Excluding Lakhimpur and Golaghat districts, all the shops in other districts will be remain open till 4 PM and the curfew will start from 5 PM.

August 2, 2021: Assam Government will release the new COVID-19 SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) today, stated Chief MinisterHimanta Biswa Sarma on Monday.



Talking to the reporters in Udalguri, the Chief Minister said that the new SOP will be announced today and the inter-district movement in the state will be allowed from August 16.



He also said that the curfew timings in Lakhimpur and Golaghat district will be from 2 PM till 5 AM and all the shops in both districts will remain open till 1 PM.





However, the shops in other districts will be remain open till 4 PM and the curfew will start from 5 PM. Meanwhile, he added that from August 7 all the shops will remain open till 6 PM.



He further said that the schools for class 9-12 will be reopen from September 1.



Assam on Sunday reported 784 positive cases taking total COVID-19 tally to 5, 66,982, while 15 fresh fatalities pushed the state’s coronavirus death toll to 5,275, a bulletin issued by the National Health Mission said.