Assam government has announced that all museums, libraries, and coaching centres will remain closed till March 31 next.

The state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took to Twitter early Thursday morning to announce the closure of all these public places in view of coronavirus threat.

He further said the state government is ‘constantly monitoring and reviewing the evolving situation and will take all necessary steps to protect and safeguard public health’.

Earlier on Wednesday, as preventive measures to contain the spread of coronavirus, the State Government has issued an order to close all bars, night clubs, beauty parlours and salons.

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An advisory was issued in this regard to all the deputy commissioners by Simanta Kr Das, the joint secretary to the Assam government, Home & Political department.

Meanwhile, all educational institutions, both government and private, cinema halls, swimming pools, and gyms have been closed in Assam till March 29 as a precautionary measure to check community transmission of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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