Guwahati: The Kamrup Metro District on Thursday declared the premises of Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education (LNIPE) in Sonapur as ‘CONTAINMENT ZONE’ for the next 14 days after detection of COVID-19 positive cases.
In order to prevent further spread of COVID-19 virus amongst the teaching staff and students, the circle officer, Sonapur Revenue Circle has been directed to seal the area immediately.
The administration has also banned any unauthorized entry and exit from the containment zone for the next seven days.
Movement of any unauthorized individual and vehicle within the notified area is also prohibited with immediate effect.
As per a notification, the order shall remain effective from April 8 to April 21, 2021.
Violation of the order will attract action under the provision of the “Assam COVID-19 Regulations, 2020”, Disaster Management Act, 2005, The Epidemic Disease Act, 1897 and other relevant laws of the nation.
Notably, around 104 new COVID-19 positive cases have come to light in the Kamrup Metro district till April 7.
Overall in Assam, around 195 new cases have been detected till April 7, thus, taking the toll to 2,19,027 total positive cases in the state.
Presently, the active cases in Assam now stand to 847 with zero death reports.