The Assam government has considered to withdraw night curfew and all other restrictions related to Covid-19 from the state.
Reportedly, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma announced the decision on Monday.
Assam to withdraw night curfew as cases reduce
CM Himanta Biswa Sarma, said that considering the reducing number of Covid-19 positive cases in the state the government has considered removing the night curfew.
Also, all other Covid-19 restrictions shall be removed. Cinema halls can now operate with full capacity.
CM Sarma mentioned that there will be no night curfew, malls and cinema halls can operate with full capacity. Also, weddings can be held through the night but guests must be double vaccinated.
Assam CM Sarma during a press release said, “There will be no curfew in Assam from February 15th and all COVID-19 restrictions are hereby withdrawn.”
Further he added, “I appeal to all students who appear in Class 10th and Class 12th examinations to take COVID-19 vaccines.”
Election to also be held
CM Sarma also mentioned that polls for the Guwahati Municipal Corporation and the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council, along with other municipal board elections in Assam will be held in the month of April.
However, he added that masks will be made mandatory at all places.
Previously, Sarma had also expressed hope that schools in Assam will be able to reopen from 15 February.