Assam coronavirus

Now, spit at your own risk in Assam 

The state government on Tuesday put in place stricter curbs, making the wearing of masks and observance of COVID-19 appropriate behaviour mandatory for everyone in public places.

published on : 20th April 2021

Assam to reopen elementary schools from January 1 as neighbours remain wary

The decision on the reopening of schools was in accordance with an order of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, Education and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

published on : 30th November 2020

Covid curve flattening in Assam but state to have subdued Durga Puja celebration

The positivity rate, which had once touched 9%, is now hovering above 3%, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

published on : 13th October 2020

Parents keep children home as schools reopen in four Northeast states

Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, and Nagaland decided on impart lessons for students of class 10, 11 and 12 on voluntary basis and in deference to the Centre’s guidelines.

published on : 21st September 2020

100-year-old woman beats COVID-19 in Assam

A resident of the Mothers' Old Age Home, she was admitted to the hospital ten days ago after testing COVID- positive.

published on : 17th September 2020

Assam Deputy Speaker washes plasma donor’s feet to honour him

Laskar had tested positive for Covid-19 and recovered through plasma therapy. He said he had washed the feet of the plasma donor, Nabidul Islam Laskar, to pay his respects to him.

published on : 15th August 2020