GUWAHATI, June 26: In view of the spike in number of COVID- 19 positive cases in Guwahati, a total lockdown has been declared in entire Kamrup (metro) district, under which Guwahati comes, for 14 days from June 28 (Sunday) midnight.
Except pharmacies, laboratories and hospitals, all other establishments will be closed.
'Weekend Lockdown' in all municipal and town committee areas till COVID-19 pandemic persists has also been declared.
Statewide curfew from 7 PM to 7 AM will be effective from tonight.
This was announced by Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma at a press conference here today.
The state's covid tally touched 6,646 today. The city registered 762 cases since June 15.