GUWAHATI: Golaghat district disaster management authority on Monday announced a two-day lockdown in the district in view of the continuous rise in Covid positive cases.
All shops including, grocery shops, fruits and vegetable shops will stay shut for the next two days. Only Pharmacy and Milk related shops are allowed to stay open.
“In view of the rising trend of the COVID-19 positive cases in the district of Golaghat and to stop the spread of the disease all the grocery shops, retail shops, vegetable and fruit vendors except Pharmacy and milk vending points will remain closed for two days i.e. on 13/07/2021 (Tuesday) and 14/7/2021 (Wednesday) in the entire Golaghat District.
The order is made under the regulations of “The Assam Covid-19 Regulations, 2020 of Section 2(!).
Any violations of this order shall invite action under the provisions of the Assam Covid-19 Containment Regulations, 2020 and Disaster management Act, 2005 besides U/S 188 I. P. C. and other relevant laws thereof,” stated an official notification issued by Deputy Commissioner cum Chairman, DDMA, Golaghat.
It is to be mentioned Golaghat reported 180 new cases on Sunday. On the other hand, Assam’s COVID-19 caseload mounted to 5,33,663 on Sunday as 1,579 people tested positive for the infection while 16 fresh fatalities.