Guwahati: Assam Health Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma informed that Lockdown has not been announced in Assam and there is no need to panic.
Dr. Sarma said, “Every day 9 to 20 positive cases are being reported and this has been going on since last month. This will continue as many people visit Assam every day from other states of India. Yesterday, there were 14 cases and 7 cases were reported the day before yesterday. The figure is expected to remain the same. There is no reason to panic. I think the COVID-19 situation is under control in the state.”
On the other hand, when asked about Lockdown he said that there is no need for Lockdown in Assam at the moment. Lockdown may be imposed in other parts of the country but there are no such plans in Assam. People of Assam should stay alert as the COVID-19 situation is not over said the Minister.