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Unvaccinated people not allowed at public places from tomorrow in Assam: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

15/01/2022 at 9:53 PM

Guwahati, Jan 15: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday announced that people who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will not be allowed to public places like district courts, hotels, markets etc. from Sunday.

“Those not fully vaccinated will not be allowed to enter public places like district courts, hotels, markets etc. from tomorrow,” said the Chief Minister addressing the media

Sarma further said that there is no situation of lockdown in Assam yet, however, wearing a mask is a must.

Meanwhile, the Assam government also revised the timings of night curfew from 10 pm to 6 am with effect from January 8 until further orders. Earlier, the night curfew timings in Assam was from 11.30 am to 6 pm.

the Assam Chief Minister also issued a Standard operating procedures (SOP) for COVID-19 according to which the workplace and business establishments including private and public offices shall remain open till 9 pm.

The dine-in restaurants, dhabas and other eateries will be allowed to operate with up to 50 per cent of seating capacity till 9 pm, while the takeaway of food items from restaurants, dhabas and other eateries will be allowed till 10 pm.

Auto Rickshaws, cycle rickshaws and taxis shall operate for passengers with 100 per cent seating capacity and observance of COVID-19 appropriate behaviour for passengers. Pillion riding on motorcycles should be fully vaccinated and will be allowed only with the proper use of a mask.

In closed venues like cinema halls and theatres, the gathering is allowed upto 50 per cent of the seating capacity and should be limited to a maximum of 200, while in marriages and religious functions, 200 single or fully vaccinated persons will be allowed and 100 persons will be allowed in funerals.

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