GUWAHATI: Regular pre-pandemic life with none sort of Covid restrictions that existed until the final a part of March, 2020 will begin once more in Assam from Tuesday. The state closed down for the primary time below the nationwide lockdown on March 25 two years in the past.
The primary Covid-19 case was detected within the state on March 31, 2020, who was from Cachar and was a Tablighi Jamaat attendee at Nizamuddin in New Delhi. The primary loss of life resulting from Covid was recorded at Hailakandi on April 10, 2020 and he was additionally a returnee from Nizamuddin.
There might be no extra curfews or restrictions on offline lecture rooms and on gathering of individuals in cinemas, conferences and marriage ceremony ceremonies. The necessary testing for passengers at airports and railway stations and earlier than admission and OPD companies in hospitals will even stop to be in drive, chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated on Monday.
Sarma added that Assam might be withdrawing all Covid-related restrictions earlier than some other state within the nation and attributed this to an intensified vaccination drive that has achieved over 95% double-dose protection.
“From tomorrow, Assam might be in like pre-Covid days of 2020. Colleges and schools will operate usually. Solely three situations will stay…sporting of masks, sanitization of palms and vaccination” Sarma stated.

In a tweet, he stated, “GoA shall withdraw all #COVID19 obligatory testing services at airports, rly stations and hospitals wef Feb 15. Additionally, all restrictions incl night time curfew, social-religious gatherings together with different curbs shall stand withdrawn. Detailed notification on Feb 14.”
He added, “Individuals will ask why Assam has withdrawn all restrictions earlier than some other state. We may do that as a result of we may intensify the vaccination drive.’

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