GUWAHATI, Aug 16 - The lockdown imposed by the State government to check the spread of COVID-19 will be partially relaxed from Monday.
However, the weekend lockdown will continue in the entire State. The night curfew timing will be from 9 pm to 5 am.
The restriction on opening of shops on one side of the road has been withdrawn, while inter-district movement of people will be allowed between Monday and Friday. The inter-district movement of vehicles will be allowed with 50 per cent capacity.
City buses will also operate but they will have to follow the COVID-19 protocols, including 50 per cent capacity.
Social, cultural, political, sports, entertainment, academic and religious functions will continue to remain prohibited. Cinema halls, swimming pools, amusement parks, theatres, auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places will continue to remain closed.
Persons above 65 years of age and children below ten years have been advised to stay indoors except for unavoidable health reasons. Not wearing masks at public places will invite a fine of Rs 1,000.
These new guidelines will be effective till August 31.