Almost on a daily basis, the Assam Police is trying to reach out to people through social media to try and make them adhere to the government-issued guidelines to keep the virus at bay.
Sources said villagers are thronging these weekly markets in large numbers without wearing masks while the administration has turned a blind eye to the violations.
The mela administration claimed that approximately 17.31 lakh devotees had taken the holy dip in the Ganga till 10 am.
The situation is not as grim as it was a year ago. But the spectre of pandemic resurgence is haunting almost every Indian.
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Meanwhile, former Director of Public Health, Dr K Kolandaswamy said that all non-essential activities, such as birthday parties, movie screenings, should be restricted.
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Thinking of making a dash for the store? Be prepared to wait outside. And if you’re going by bus, you’ll have to find a seat.
The carrying capacity of buses are set to come down by 25 per cent from Saturday with the State government imposing restrictions on travelling while standing.
About 136 platoons of the police force have been engaged in the entire State to intensify the Covid-19 enforcement measures.
Mahanga BDO Nihar Ranjan Mallick, however, refused to comment on the issue and said steps will be taken for maintaining social distance at the government programmes.
Many did not wear a mask while standing in the line, only to receive a mask and a glove just before voting.
Rallies, public celebrations and religious congregations have been banned till April 30 amid a spike in Covid-19 cases.
There are flaws in NMC's arrangements. There's no social distancing as both registered and non-registered people are waiting, a person waiting at Indira Gandhi Hospital said.
Smaller schools that cannot meet the mandate may divide students into two groups and conduct classes on alternate days or in shifts if the classrooms are disinfected between the shifts.
CM Mamata was speaking at the inauguration of the 26th edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival 2021 via video conference on Friday.