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    Assam: New SOP May Release Today; Possible Relaxation for Guwahati

    Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that a decision will be taken on Wednesday to issue a fresh SOP

    Guwahati: The Assam government likely to come up with a fresh standard operating procedure (SOP) on Wednesday evening. Speculations were there that there might be several relaxations for few districts, while a possible complete lockdown may follow in several areas.

    With Covid 19 situation improving in the city, the capital city of Guwahati may get a curfew relaxation of 2-4 hours. Sources in the state disaster management authority claimed that curfew hours for Guwahati may begin from 6 PM with shops and establishments allowed to close down by 5 PM from Thursday.

    Besides, in districts like South Salmara, Dima Hasao, Karbi Anglong, Udalguri, Chirang and a few more districts similar relaxations may follow too.

    Inter districts travel, however, may continue till July 1.

    The capital city of Guwahati did not get any respite on Monday when the latest SOP was released and said that curfew timing in the city to continue from 2 PM. The latest SOP said that the restrictions would continue till further orders.

    Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that a decision will be taken on Wednesday to issue a fresh SOP as many districts like Cachar, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Sonitpur and Nagaon have shown a rising trend of Covid cases.

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