GUWAHATI: Modifying the preceding standard operational procedure (SOP), the state education branch authorized the deputy commissioners of the districts and chairman of district catastrophe management authority to shut down all educational institutions (government and non-government) from pre-primary section to university level along side hostels and coaching institutions, for 15 days, as and when the cumulative complete number or positive Covid 19 cases all through the final 10 days exceeds the 300 mark.
As per the National Health Mission (NHM) Assam, no less than 16 districts of Assam have recorded over 300 cases in the final 10 days.
NHM chart of cases in Assam districts on Monday
On the other hand, online mode of education would be made to be had for the students.
Earlier, the state government has issued a closure notice of classes till eighth standards across the state owing to the rising Covid19 cases in the state.
On Monday, all educational institutions and hostels in the capital city have been asked to shut down for a minimum of 15 days from now owing to the rising Covid19 cases in the Kamrup (metro) district administration till May 11.
On Monday, the city registered no less than 1153 cases while the state recorded a complete of 3137 fresh cases. No less than 15 more people died too. The overall positivity percentage stood at 4.29 percent in the state (3137 cases out of 73181 tests done).
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