Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal stated on Friday that he has written to the Centre about extending lockdown by two extra weeks past Could 17.
Sonowal addressed a press convention on Friday the place he gave particulars concerning the Covid-19 state of affairs in Assam and what his authorities is doing to deal with the disaster.
Sonowal stated on the press convention that every one states have been supposed to provide their suggestions on the extension of the lockdown by Friday, and the Assam authorities has already conveyed its stand to the Centre.
“Let the Authorities of India take a view on that. I don’t wish to say a lot about this now. All of the states have written to the Centre, which is able to take a call on the extension,” he added.
With 22 recent circumstances detected in Guwahati in 24 hours, the authorities in Assam are on alert and there’s nervousness amongst residents of the state and North-East’s greatest metropolis.
Whereas 15 folks have been detected optimistic on Wednesday, one other 7 new circumstances have been reported on Thursday taking the entire variety of sufferers within the state to 87. Whereas two sufferers have died, 41 others have recovered, 43 are present process therapy and one affected person has migrated to Bihar.
In view of the spurt in circumstances, 9 areas in Guwahati have been became containment zones.
Assam on Thursday launched a recent set of ordinary working procedures to be adopted whereas coping with passengers returning to the state from different components of the nation by trains.
The procedures listing out how passengers can be handled as soon as they enter Assam and get down at varied stations. Officers have been requested to observe the principles on transportation, screening, testing and quarantine for the passengers.
Since resumption of inter-state motion on Could 4, over 11,000 folks have returned by highway from throughout the nation and different states within the northeast again to Assam. Eighteen of them have been discovered optimistic for Covid-19 until date.
Practically 500 passengers reached varied places in Assam on Wednesday and Thursday by the primary prepare bringing again residents from Delhi. Two extra trains, one from Delhi and one other from Chennai, carrying over 800 passengers will attain the state on Thursday night time.