Guwahati(Assam) , June 4 : The state government on Friday extended the partial lockdown in the state which was to be lifted on June 5 and has further extended till June 16.
However, the curfew time has been reduced from 1pm to 5am daily.
The order read, “In partial modification of the order issued vide Order No.ASDMA.28/2021/86 dated 25th May,2021 and in the exercise of the powers, conferred under Section 22(2) (h) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, the undersigned, in his capacity as Chairperson, State Executive Committee of the State Disaster Management Authority, Assam, hereby issues the following directives which will be uniformly applicable across the State (both urban and rural areas) with effect from 5 AM of June 6, 2021 and will remain in force till 5 AM of June 16, 2021″.
There shall be total ban on movement of individuals from 1 PM to 5 AM daily.
All shops and commercial establishments shall shut down at 12 noon on all days.
Restaurants, Dhabas and other eateries can entertain dine-in guest only up to 12 Takeaway including home delivery of food is allowed till 1 PM after which only home delivery of food will be allowed.
Restaurants operating within a Hotel or Resort can allow outside guests up to 12 noon only.
However, in-house guests of the Hotel/Resort may be given only room service after 12 noon.
Cold storages and warehouses may continue after 12 noon. However, sale counters, showrooms etc. attached to these warehouses or cold storages shall not operate after 12 noon.
All offices both Government and Non-government shall remain closed till June, 15,
Government/semi-government officers in the rank of Deputy Secretary and above and senior executives in the Non-Government sector along with their key support staff will be allowed to attend office only for emergency and essential works.
However, the restrictions will not be applicable for organizations rendering Essential/Emergency Services, Law Enforcement Services and Election work.
All inter-district transport services and movement of people to and from other districts shall remain suspended.
Meanwhile , 54 more Covid -19 fatalities and 4548 new cases were reported in the state in the last 24 hours.
Among the new cases Kamrup (Metro) recorded 421 new cases .
The overall positivity percentage for the day was 3.68% and the recovery rate stood at 87.02%.
Summary of 04/6/2021
Today’s Total 4548
Overall Positivity Percentage (4548 cases out of 123593 test done = 3.68%)
Recovery Rate 87.02%
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) June 4, 2021