Guwahati: Amid the declining of COVID-19 cases, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced on Monday that the night curfew will be lifted from February 15.
CM Sarma stated that as the state’s COVID situation improves, the Assam government is considering removing the night curfew rules on February 15 and all COVID-19 restrictions are hereby withdrawn.
There will be no night curfew, malls and cinema halls will open with full capacity and weddings can be held through the night but guests must be double vaccinated, Sarma said.
CM Sarma also requested all the students who appears class 10th and 12th exams to get the COVID-19 immunisation before exam.
The Chief Minister also stated that polls for the Guwahati Municipal Corporation and the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council, as well as other municipal board elections across the state, will take place in April.
Masks would be mandatory at all places, he added.
Meanwhile, on Sunday, state reported 256 fresh COVID-19 infections raising the caseload to 7,21,380.
The number of coronavirus deaths during the day decreased from 16 on Saturday to 12 on Sunday. So far, 6,561 people have succumbed as a result of the disease.