Assam government has allowed more activities during the COVID19-induced lockdown imposed in Kamrup Metro district.

Due to the continuing large-scale spread of COVID19 in the entire Kamrup Metro district, Assam government in an order (No ASDMA 24/2020/Part-1/89) on July 11 extended the lockdown in the district up to July 19.

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State chief secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna, who is also the chairman of the Assam Disaster management Authority (ASDMA), issued guidelines to come into force with effect from July 12-19.

In another order issued on Monday, chief secretary Krishna said there are some modifications in the earlier order issued on July 11 regarding the lockdown and allowed some more activities.

“In partial modification of order No ASOMA 24/2020/Part-1/89 dated 11th July, 2020, the following activities are hereby allowed,” the chief secretary said.

According to the fresh order, FCI activities relating to food-grain are allowed with minimum required workforce.

“Courier and E-commerce activities are allowed between 9 AM and 4 Pm from Monday to Friday,” the new order said.

The state government has also allowed house-to-house delivery of poultry and mutton products with effect from Monday to Friday between 10 AM and 4 PM.

“All other conditions as given in the order” issued on July 11 shall remain in force, the chief secretary added.

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