Assam: No COVID testing at airports, railway stations from Mar 1
Guwahati: In view of the declining coronavirus cases in Assam, the government has decided to discontinue the mandatory COVID-19 testing at airports, railway stations and land routes from March 1, 2021.
Informing the update on Twitter, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma wrote: “In view of rapidly declining cases of #COVID19 & given that vaccination is in full swing, GoA has decided to discontinue mandatory testing at rly stations, land routes & airports from March 1, 2021. It’s expected however that people would adhere to #Covid appropriate behavior.”
As per the data updated on Tuesday, Assam’s Covid-19 tally is 2,17,256, while the death toll stands at 1,086. The number of active cases in the state is currently 333.
The total tests conducted so far have reached 66,03,122. The number of recovered patients discharged during the day is 17, taking the total number of cured people to 2,14,490. Three other patients have migrated out of the state.