Guwahati: Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday has said that 'all the temporary covid centres have been closed after the state of covid-19 cases have come down significantly'. Today he said this in the press conference. He said "In view of the better situation, it has been decided to open hostels of colleges and universities for final year students from December 15".
Apart from this, he has also said that it has been decided to open hostels for students of 10th and 12th grades in schools as well. You all will know that the primary school of the state is still closed due to the covid situation and will be reopened from January 1. As such, he said in his statement, "Classes from nursery to six will start from January 1 and a detailed standard operating procedure (SOP) will be issued later." With this, the minister has also said that " There has been a steady decline in the number of cases during November and all temporary covid care centers have been closed by 28 November.
As you may know, 2,12,617 cases of coronavirus have been reported in the state so far. With this, 2,08,283 people have recovered in the state so far and 3,350 patients are being treated. At the same time, about 981 patients have died from this disease.