After an immense spike in network transmission in Jorhat on Wednesday, the locale organization has forced an inconclusive lockdown from Thursday. This time, the lockdown will cover the rural territories too. The continuous all out lockdown, which was forced from July 7-15 just secured the regions under Jorhat Municipal Board.
Delegate official Roshni A Korati, who is additionally the region officer and executive of the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) said under segment 34 of the Disaster Management Act 2005 the zones secured would be under the city board and stretch out to the rural zones.
The rural regions incorporate Cinnamara Tiniali, Lichubari Chariali and Rowriah. Chariali, Ajanta sidestep, Malow Ali sidestep, Sarbaibandha sidestep, Kenduguri sidestep, JEC Gate, Garmur, JEC Campus, up to Jail Tiniali from AT Road through Sonari Gaon, Road No 1 and the zone from Sadar Tiniali by means of Lichubari to Jail Tiniali including AAU Campus.
This time, be that as it may, staple discount and basic food item retail shops would be excluded from the domain of the lockdown. Staple discount shops would be permitted to open from 7 am to 12 early afternoon and the retail basic food item shops can stay open from 12 early afternoon to 6 pm.
Home conveyance of vegetables, fish, meat, products of the soil water would be allowed. In Jorhat, 77 COVID19 positive cases were identified on Wednesday and the contaminated patients have no movement history.
It is accounted for that 25 specialists, understudies, attendants, and other staff individuals from Jorhat Medical College Hospital (JMCH) and 3 workers of AG Nursing Home have been tainted while 19 specialists, medical caretakers and staff ,individuals from Jorhat Mission Hospital have been isolated after a patient admitted to the ICU of the clinic tried positive.