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Coronavirus | Assam unlocks as COVID-19 positivity rate declines


A health worker collects sample of a person for COVID-19 test via Rapid Antigen Testing, at Manipuri Basti in Guwahati, Assam on August 1, 2020. | Photo Credit: PTI

The Assam government on Sunday announced a slew of lockdown relaxations but as an experiment for 12 days in view of the decline in the COVID-19 positivity rate.

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This follows the decision on reopening schools and colleges from September 1 if the situation improves and the Centre gives the go-ahead.

An order issued by the State government, effective from 7 p.m. on Sunday, said the permitted activities ...


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