Guwahati (Assam), June 28 : After Assam police in two police stations in Guwahati were tested positive ,now a total of 30 police personnel of various ranks including an SP have tested Covid positive according to additional director general of police GP Singh .
He tweeted, “GP Singh@gpsinghassam.A SP rank officer of @assampolice and 30 other ranks have tested Covid positive. They are all in good health. We wish them an early and full recovery. We rededicate ourselves to the service of the people of Assam. @DGPAssamPolice @CMOfficeAssam @himantabiswa “.
With over 7,000 cases recorded till last evening, Assam will on Sunday enter an extension of the coronavirus lockdown till July 31.
Notably, Guwahati, the worst-hit city due to the viral infection in the state, will go under a lockdown, “almost like a curfew” at 7 PM today.
“Complete lockdown will be enforced in Guwahati city from 7 PM 28th June for 14 days. Instructions have been issued by the government. Lockdown will be implemented very strictly in view of COVID-19 pandemic,” says Munna Prasad Gupta, Commissioner of Police, Guwahati. The stringent restrictions will be in place till 6 PM on July 12.