No Districts In Assam Will Be Red Zone Till They Outline 200 COVID-19 Cases: Health Minister


The Government of Assam on
Thursday announced that no district will be tagged as Red Zone unless it
individually reports a complete of 200 positive COVID-19 cases.

Speaking at a press convention,
Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that out the complete reported cases in
Assam 112 cases belong to those that came to Assam from out of doors. As of now
there were be no tagging of districts as Red, Orange or Green. Area wise
containment zones will be declared in the affected areas.

On seeing some improvement in the
affected zones, the area will be declared as a buffer zone and a few relaxations
in the guidelines will be made but while the place remains a containment zone,
it’s going to should be under strict restrictions.

The minister further added that
any person who comes to Assam from out of doors the state must go through a
ruthless quarantine of 14 days regardless of their social status but still,
they’ll be provided proper care.

The minister further stated that even supposing he himself comes to Assam from Delhi, he’s going to also have to go through a 14-day obligatory quarantine.

He added that persons under government
quarantine will be provided proper food worth Rs 500 per day per head.

The government may additionally spend
Rs 2500 for the persons who will be in hotel quarantine because of more than a few reasons.

He further added the source of infection of approximately 9 persons in the state is yet to be found.

Photo Credit:

The Bodoland/ Assam / India / International


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