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Tinsukia women’s college declared containment zone; 16 individuals test positive

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The Women’s College,Tinsukia was declared a containment zone by the Tinsukia district administration after 16 students, instructors, and workers tested positive for Covid on the school.

According to a university circular, the college campus will be closed for three days due to a Covid emergency, although college administrative officials will be allowed to attend with a 50% workforce.

According to the circular, any further urgent work and form filing will be accomplished, but only in compliance with Covid standards.

Circulars for all students, instructors and non-teaching staff

According to a report by The Sentinel, Tinsukia Women’s College has published a circular advising all students, instructors, and non-teaching staff to receive Covid virus tests. The College will be closed from the 8th to the 10th of January 2022. (Both days inclusive). The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, was recently declared a containment zone after 60 people on campus tested positive for Covid.

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“North Guwahati Revenue Circle has filed a report on IIT Guwahati, where 60 persons were unwell and tested positive for COVID-19, with data about their place of stay and their limits,” the government said in a statement released on Wednesday.

Restrictions imposed

The Assam government has adopted new Standard Operating Procedures to curb the spread of Covid 19 in response to an upsurge in the number of cases. From January 8 till further notice, all Kamrup district schools up to class 8 will be closed. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., night curfews have been imposed.

Anyone entering any public area after January 15 will need to be fully vaccinated, with the exception of hospitals. If unvaccinated people enter public places such as malls, cinema halls, or restaurants, the owners of those establishments may face fines of up to Rs 25,000.

COVID in India Tinsukia The North-Eastern Chronicle

Assam has seen a considerable increase in Covid cases in the previous three days, with cases of the novel variant Omicron already registering nine cases in the last two days, three of which have been cured. On Friday, Assam reported 1,167 new Covid-19 cases, raising the total number of active cases in the state to 3,601.

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