Assam currently records a total of 20284 active cases and 4888 people have lost their lives till date. Despite all the rules and regulations, it is still seen that some people are still not following the proper covid norms.
An urgent meeting was held at the office of the Deputy Commissioner Kamrup Metro where the market committee representatives had discussion with Mr Biswajit Pegu, Kamrup Metro Deputy Commissioner. Apart from the DC Kamrup Metro, Mr Devasish Sharma, Commissioner of Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) was also present in the meeting along with the officials from the Department of Food and Civil Supplies and the District Health Department.
Now people have to wear their mask while visiting any shop or market. If they do not wear the mask they will not be permitted to enter the shop and buy anything. Mask is important to check spread of Covid-19A new rule "NO MASK NO SALE" has been strictly introduced in Guwahati city. Now people have to wear their mask while visiting any shop or market. If they do not wear the mask they will not be permitted to enter the shop and buy anything. According to this new rule, every shop/ shopping mall has to display a board written "NO MASK NO SALE" on it along with the installation of a sanitiser, soap and water. The shops will be strictly monitored and if they do not follow these instructions, their license will get cancelled, states the order.
In order to minimize the spread of the contagious Covid-19 among the people, the Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla urged the Chief Secretaries of every state to take care of the procedures of Covid management in the crowded areas. It has been seen that people are violating Covid norms such as social distancing in areas like marketplaces, wedding halls, bus stands, stations which is again giving rise to the chance of an increasing number of cases. The Chief Secretaries of the states were suggested to find out new ways and rules to monitor the situations in their states.