The decision was taken due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the neighbouring states, a notification issued by the Health and Family Welfare department said.
Barring pharmacies, veterinary clinics, milk vending and paper delivery services, all other activities in Jorhat district have been banned for the next two days, beginning Monday.
As many as 2,793 people were cured of the disease during the day, taking the total number of recoveries to 5,07,516, according to a bulletin issued by the National Health Mission (NHM).
Delivery of all essential goods including food, pharmaceuticals, medical equipments through e-commerce in such areas will continue round-the-clock.
Meanwhile, the state government on Friday decided that those who have taken both doses of vaccination will not have to undergo COVID-19 testing at the airports and railway stations.
Assam reports record 92 COVID deaths, 6,394 new cases; state to stop inter-district travel for 15 days
The new cases were detected after testing 91,481 samples, taking the positivity rate to 6.99 per cent for the day, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said in a tweet.
The NHM said 1,347 more COVID-19 patients have died in the state till now, but the government's Death Audit Board has not included them in the toll as they had other ailments.
Himanta Biswa Sarma made the unannounced visit to GMCH at 2.30 am to see for himself the treatment of COVID-19 patients in Emergency Ward at night, an official release said.
In an order issued on April 15 last year, the high court had permitted release of a detainee after completing two years on a personal bond of Rs 5,000 and two sureties, following a Supreme Court rulin
Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua said all standalone shops and commercial establishments shall shut down at 1 pm on all days.
The advisories are aimed at streamlining and standardising the operating procedures to enable smooth functioning of all services, a statement issued by the statutory body said.
Health and Family Welfare Department Principal Secretary Samir Kumar Sinha on Saturday by an order partially modified the earlier one of April 21.
The fatality rate in the state stands at 0.52 per cent, and the positivity rate at 4.53 per cent.
The 15 new COVID-19 fatalities were reported from Kamrup Metropolitan (8), Dibrugarh (3), Barpeta (2) and one death each from Kamrup Rural and Goalpara districts.
The order has allowed all persons with disabilities working in government or private organisations not to attend duties.