Guwahati: The Central Institute of Technology (CIT) Kokrajhar have been declared as containment zone on Wednesday after five COVID-19 positive cases were reported.
The District Magistrate issued an order which stated, “In view of detection of five COVID-19 positive cases from Central Institute of Technology (CIT), Kokrajhar. It is felt necessary to immediately seal the entire campus of the institution to arrest the spread of COVID-19 in the interest of public health.”
Movement of vehicles and individuals within the notified area has been barred with immediate effect along with maintaining of social distancing have been strictly enforced.
“This order is made under the regulations – The Assam COVID-19 Regulations, 2020 and shall be effective from 6 pm of 24th February 2021 to until further order,” the notification further stated.