Assam govt restricts movement between 6 PM and 6 AM across state

Assam govt restricts movement between 6 PM and 6 AM across state

GUWAHATI | May 4, 2020:

Assam government has restricted the movement of individuals between 6 PM and 6 AM throughout the state across all zones from today.

Assam Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that restriction will not be imposed in medical services, police, fire services and emergency response for restoring telecom and electricity.

He also said that private Medical Clinics and OPDs shall be allowed to open including veterinary OPDs.

All standalone shops shall be allowed to operate till 5 PM. Auto Rickshaws, cycle rickshaws and taxis shall operate with one driver and two passengers maintaining social distancing.

The minister said, constructions in urban areas shall be allowed with a maximum of 50% work force.

City buses, intra-district and inter-district buses shall operate with 50% capacity.

Also, government and private offices shall operate with 50% of employees.

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