Guwahati: At a time when Assam Government is thinking over partial unlock process in the state from June 7, the Kampur circle on Thursday has ordered a one-week ‘Total Lockdown’ in Kathiatoli town from Friday until next week.
The decision was taken following the rise in COVID-19 cases in the Kampur circle in the last couple of days, especially in the daily market of Kathiatoli town.
Earlier, the Nagaon district administration on Wednesday announced containment zones at five places in Kathiatoli town. Thus, in wake of the COVID-19 situation, the Kampur circle has declared complete closure of all business establishments, shops, including the Kathiatoli Daily Bazaar, for a week.
Gathering outside the roadside or movement of people has been banned amid the lockdown period.
Also, a four-day total lockdown has been announced at Raha town in Nagaon on June 2.
The announcement was made by Raha circle office in order to curb the spread of coronavirus.
The order came into effect on Tuesday and will continue until next Saturday.
Meanwhile, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma during a press conference at New Delhi stated that the Government is planning for a partial unlock process from June 7, however, previously the government was targeting it to June 15.
Moreover, the restrictions imposed by Assam Government earlier shall continue till June 5.
“Cases in Guwahati have come down to 300 per day, if the cases drop to 200 by Friday or Saturday, We will think over providing some relaxations,” said CM Himanta Biswa Sarma.