Assam Lockdown

Assam makes COVID-19 test mandatory for travellers; total lockdown to continue in five districts

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.

published on : 20th July 2021

Stricter containment rules in two Assam districts with highest new COVID-19 cases

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.

published on : 12th July 2021

Assam logs 1,579 new COVID-19 cases; state to deploy drones on high positivity areas

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).

published on : 11th July 2021

Assam: Areas with more than ten COVID cases in seven days to be declared total containment zones

Delivery of all essential goods including food, pharmaceuticals, medical equipments through e-commerce in such areas will continue round-the-clock.

published on : 26th June 2021

One patient died of Delta variant of COVID-19 in Assam: Health Minister

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.

published on : 25th June 2021

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.

published on : 17th May 2021

Assam reports 3,650 new COVID-19 cases, 56 more deaths

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.

published on : 17th May 2021

Senior doctors to be on duty at odd hours for efficient management of COVID patients: Assam CM

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.

published on : 16th May 2021

Gauhati HC eases terms for release of foreigner detenues as Covid cases surge

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

published on : 16th May 2021

COVID-19: Assam imposes more restrictions, all offices shut in urban areas for 15 days

Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua said all standalone shops and commercial establishments shall shut down at 1 pm on all days.

published on : 12th May 2021

COVID advisories issued in Assam for factories, banks as over 3400 test positive

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.

published on : 2nd May 2021

Assam exempts political leaders and journalists from seven-day home quarantine

Health and Family Welfare Department Principal Secretary Samir Kumar Sinha on Saturday by an order partially modified the earlier one of April 21.

published on : 1st May 2021

Assam logs record 26 COVID deaths in one day, 3,197 new cases; night curfew extended till May 7

The fatality rate in the state stands at 0.52 per cent, and the positivity rate at 4.53 per cent.

published on : 1st May 2021

Assam reports 3,137 COVID cases; state imposes new curbs on physical classes

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.

published on : 27th April 2021

Assam: Shops to be shut by 6 pm; face mask mandatory for single person in car

The order has allowed all persons with disabilities working in government or private organisations not to attend duties.

published on : 26th April 2021
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