Northeast Covid Alert: Covid cases spike in Assam and Meghalaya
First Published: 11th January, 2022 10:32 IST
Assam is witnessing a massive spike in COVID cases as 2198 new cases have been detected in the state in the last 24 hours. There is an increase of 1210
Assam is witnessing a massive spike in COVID cases as 2198 new cases have been detected in the state in the last 24 hours.
There is an increase of 1210 cases as compared to Sunday’s total of 988 COVID cases. The COVID positivity rate has also mounted to 4.49%.
In what can be termed a cause of grave concern, the highest number of 760 COVID cases has been detected in the Kamrup (metropolitan) district. Fresh cases have been detected out of a total of 48,964 tests.
Also Read: Crackdown on drug trafficking in Manipur, 578 grams heroin seized
Meghalaya Amid the spike in COVID-19 cases and the growing omicron threat in the state, Meghalaya has issued fresh COVID SOPs to mitigate the spread of the virus in the state.
As per the new SOPs, COVID testing at all entry points will continue, even for those fully vaccinated. a negative COVID report taken in the last 72 hours has been made mandatory for those entering the state, failing which the test will be conducted at the entry points.
Also Read: Manipur Tribal students body urges EC to reschedule assembly poll dates
Moreover, the state government has also urged all eligible individuals to take the COVID vaccine.
Meanwhile, in the last 24 hours, Meghalaya reported 70 new COVID cases, taking the active covid tally in the state to 448. The state also registered 2 more COVID deaths in the same time period.
TOPMOST STORY NOW
Live Govt will look into issue of exorbitant fees in educational institutions: Meghalaya Education Minister02nd June 2023
Live Man, believed to be dead, returns to Rajasthan home after 33 years02nd June 2023
Live Meet Neelam Gill – The Indian-Origin Model Rumoured To Be Dating Leonardo DiCaprio02nd June 2023
Live Sikkim to host 6th Youth Men’s National Boxing Championship from June 13 to 1802nd June 2023
Uma Chetry of Assam in India ‘A’ squad for the upcoming ACC Women’s Asia Cup 2023
Twenty year old Uma, will be wicket keeping for India02nd June 2023
Dr. Kalyan Kalita appointed Principal In-Charge of AEC
Serving Principal Dr. Atul Bora was asked to proceed on compulsory leave following an order from Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma02nd June 2023
Assamese movie ‘Sri Raghupati’ lands in trouble, no release today
The movie, which was supposed to hit the screens on Friday, has been put on hold after the Kamrup (M) District and Sessions Judge Court issued a stay order02nd June 2023
Fatal Jalukbari accident survivor narrates what happened that night
Muzzamil who suffered serious injuries in his hands and legs, is still in the hospital undergoing treatment02nd June 2023
Assam: 39 Adivasi People’s Liberation Army cadres surrender, lays down 31 weapons
The surrendered weapons include three AK-series rifles, 19 pistols, five other rifles, two grenades, and assorted live ammunition02nd June 2023