Guwahati : As a part of Covid19 preventive measures, the Assam government on Sunday has ordered all the cinema halls, gymnasiums and swimming pools in the state to close till March 29. The state government has also imposed restrictions on public gathering to check the disaster. Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna has, on Sunday in a press conference said that only awareness and alertness could prevent infection of the coronavirus. However, he appealed all people to not panic. Claiming that the state government has taken all kind of precautionary measures to check the disaster, the chief secretary informed that already a state level nodal officer has been appointed to check the menace. “People should not be panic. Government has taken all necessary preventive measures. All should remain alert.”, he said, adding that no coronavirus positive case is detected in the state so far. Earlier, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal had announced that he would not take part in any public meeting till March 31 and appealed all people to remain alert. He also said that only awareness and alertness could prevent this dreaded disease. Meanwhile, the Centre had declared the Covid19 as a 'notified disaster' in the country.
Coronavirus Scare: Cinema Halls, Gyms, Swimming Pools to close till March 29 in Assam