The Assam Government is mulling to stop home isolation facility for COVID-19 patients. 

This was informed by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday. 

He said that the State Government would gradually stop home isolation. 

On the other hand, the COVID-19 induced curfew in Assam has been extended till June 5. 

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Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma made this announcement during his visit to Dhubri district in Assam on Tuesday. 

Curfew is in place since April 27 in Assam in a bid to curb the rising cases of COVID-19 in the State. 

In urban areas, the curfew will stay in place from 12pm till 5 in the morning next day. 

On the other hand, in rural areas, the curfew will get enforced at 2pm, instead of earlier 6pm timing. 

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Moreover, restrictions on inter-district movement of people have also been extended till June 5. 

CM Himanta Biswa Sarma has hoped that the daily death toll in Assam would show a declining trend in the next ten days. 

Notably, Assam, on Monday logged as many as 84 COVID-19 deaths and 6221 new cases. 

However, the daily COVID-19 positivity rate in Assam is showing a decline in the last couple of days. 

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