Don’t create a situation for lockdown in Assam says CM Sonowal


Guwahati: With the sudden surge in COVID-19 cases in the state Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal urged the people of the state  to not create a lockdown situation. 

Talking to reporters on Thursday, the Assam CM Sonowal advised the people of Assam to strictly follow the COVID19 guidelines set by the health department.  

Sarbananda Sonowal requested the people through media to avoid breaking the rules and remain united in this fight against COVID19.

CM Sonowal along with Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma and representatives of different political parties chaired an all-party meeting to discuss the current COVID-19 scenario in Assam.

“We request the people of Assam that everyone should strictly follow the guidelines and SOPs given by the Assam health department. The public should not take it casually and should understand the gravity of the situation. Like last year, this time, too, the public must cooperate and remain united with the Assam government in its fight against COVID19 virus. We want everyone to stay in good health and wish for it. The guidelines are already there and the health department is urging everyone to follow. The Health department along with Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma and district health officials are working day in and out to help slow the spread,” said Sonowal.

The Assam CM stressed on creating awareness among the people about the public responsibility. “We will have to generate awareness among the people that they have a larger responsibility in this fight against COVID19. This responsibility is cleanliness, wearing mask, social distancing and also stressing others to follow the same. I believe that this time, too, the people of Assam will come out successful in the fight against COVID19″.