In view of the alarming increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the state, the Assam government on Tuesday issued a new COVID SOP announcing that night curfew will be imposed from 6 pm in the state starting from tomorrow.
In addition, the government also announced the closure of all establishments including both government and private offices, markets, shops, stalls, etc to close down by 2 pm.
Meanwhile, the government has also imposed new rules for marriage. The new order said that only 20 persons will be allowed to attend a marriage party.
No meetings, public gatherings will be allowed in open space.
The new SOP will remain in force until further orders.
Earlier, the government had imposed night curfew from 8 pm to 5 am from April 27 to May 7 and had directed all the establishments in Assam to close down by 6 pm.