Dibrugarh, May 15: After taking stock of COVID19 situation in twin districts of Tinsukia and Dibrugarh, Chief Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma today asked the district administrations to impose the daily curfew in urban areas of the two districts from 12 noon to 5 am instead of 2 pm.
"I have advised both the Deputy Commissioners of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia to increase the curfew hours by imposing it from 12 noon in stead of present 2 pm in both the districts from May 17 with due consultation with eminent citizens, businessman of the district.
"I have also advised to enforce micro containment zones. But while doing so, I have advised to provide food and other stuff to the needy and the poor people. If we continue with this containment policy and increase the daily test numbers to 5000 along with RT-PCR tests then I am confident that in 10 to 15 days things will be much better " said the Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma addressing the media in AMCH today.