Guwahati(Assam), April 20 : The surge in Covid -19 cases continues in the state with 1651 cases detected in the state today .
Among the new cases 742 cases have been reported from the capital city Guwahati and its suburbs.
The overrall positivity percentage is 1651 cases out of 67151 test done = 2.46%
Earlier in the day the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) announced fresh guidelines for the citizens in view of the gradual increase in COVID-19 cases in the state and neighbouring areas.
As per official notification issued today, all market places – supermarkets, shops/showrooms malls, weekly markets would be closed by 6 PM.
The order comes into force with immediate effect and is applicable till April 30.