Assam Health Minister Keshab Mahanta on Tuesday said that although there will be no curfew on December 31, all the COVID-19 related protocols will strictly have to be followed.

Mahanta said, “Only curfew has been removed for December 31 but not the restrictions. The curfew will be imposed the next day.”

The transport and police departments are functioning jointly to monitor the situation in the state.

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Constant checkings and initiatives are being taken by the government to ensure that no accidents take place during New Year.

Regarding Omicron, Mahanta said that Assam has not reported any cases yet but some international travelers have been found to be positive.

He added that the health department is monitoring those persons just to make sure that the Omicron does not come into Assam.

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