Guwahati police are imposing fines on people who are flouting COVID-19 norms and are found not wearing masks.The police have two patrol parties and have put up check-posts. Anyone found without a mask in public places is fined Rs 500.
Assam on Sunday reported 1,573 fresh COVID-19 cases which took the tally to 1,25,459. Among the new cases, 382 are from Guwahati.
“Alert ~ 1537 #COVID cases detected today out of 23336 tests done in last 24 hours Positivity Rate- 6.58% Kamrup M- 382; Hojai- 125; Dibrugarh- 108,” health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted.
Also Read: Indian army has taken up the matter with Chinese PLA: Kiren Rijiju on abduction of five Arunachal youthshttps://www.insidene.com/indian-army-has-taken-up-the-matter-with-pla-kiren-rijiju-on-abduction-of-five-arunachal-youths/
Meanwhile, 8 patients succumbed to the infection in the state. The death toll now stands at 360.On the other hand, 1,763 more patients were discharged from different hospitals and COVID-19 care centres after they had recovered from the virus.So far, total 96,823 patients have recovered in the state.
Readers like you make Inside Northeast’s work possible
To support our brand of fearless and investigative journalism, support us HERE.
The Inside Northeast app HERE for News, Views, and Reviews from Northeast India.
Do keep following us for news on-the-go. We deliver the Northeast.
Copyright©2023 Living Media India Limited. For reprint rights: Syndications Today