Guwahati: Since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Kamrup (metropolitan) district of Assam and Spanish Garden was notified as the first containment zone on April 4, Guwahati and nearby areas have had a total of 38 containment zones, of which 19 continue to remain as containment zones as on Monday.
A release from the Chief Executive Officer, DDMA, Kamrup Metro said that for such 19 such containment zones, the orders were withdrawn after no new cases of COVID-19 was found. Enabling ease in movement and resumption of economic activities.
The 19 areas which are still sealed as containment zone starting from May end are Lakhitari under Khetri Police Station; Pandu railway New Colony; Betkuchi; Japorigog; Borbari; Bishnupur, Krishna Nagar; Dhirenpara; Pub-Sarania; Bathou Nagar, Geeta Mandir; Krishna Nagar, Gosala; Central Jail Premises, Lokhra; Indrapur Hill Top, near Medical College; Lichubagan, Hengerabari; Arihan Apartment, Panbazar; syamkunj Apartment, Lakhinagar, RG Baruah Road; Hajongbori village, Chandrapur; Bhaskar Nagar, B-blaock, Fatasil; Sarbbhati and Athgaon.
As per the latest notification from the Minitry of Home Affairs regarding lockdown 5.0, all the relaxations and phases of Unlock 1 are applicable to all areas except in containment zones. In containment zones, the lockdown has been extended till June 30.
Assam has so far reported 2,835 COVID-19 cases of which 2044 are active, 784 discharged, 4 deaths and 3 migrated to other states.