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Lockdown Extension in Assam: 2-week Complete Shutdown in Guwahati From 7 PM Today

The new order was placed to curb the large-scale spread of the viral disease occurring in almost the entire district of Kamrup Metropolitan, which has posed a major threat to public health, hygiene and safety.

With more than 7,000 cases recorded till last evening, Assam will on Sunday enter an extension of the coronavirus lockdown till July 31. Notably, Guwahati, the worst-hit city due to the viral infection in the state, will go under a lockdown, “almost like a curfew” at 7 PM today. Also Read – Flood Situation Remains Grim in Assam, 4.63 Lakh People Affected

“Complete lockdown will be enforced in Guwahati city from 7 PM 28th June for 14 days. Instructions have been issued by the government. Lockdown will be implemented very strictly in view of COVID-19 pandemic,” says Munna Prasad Gupta, Commissioner of Police, Guwahati. The stringent restrictions will be in place till 6 PM on July 12.

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