Centre's List of Covid Zone-Revision Inconsistent with State Health Minister's Last Declaration
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Centre's List of Covid Zone-Revision Inconsistent with State Health Minister's Last Declaration

G Plus News | May 01, 2020 12:45 hrs

GUWAHATI: The Government of India (GOI), in its latest announcement, has put Assam out of the 'Red Zone.’

In a letter Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan wrote to the Chief Secretaries of all states/UTs, designating districts across all states/UTs as Red, Orange and Green Zones; however as per the list Assam's tally of Red Zone stands at zero with 30 districts declared as Green Zones and 3 districts being Orange Zones.

Meanwhile, Assam State Health Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma, speaking to the media yesterday, said that with the addition of Bongaigaon, Dhubri, Goalpara and Morigaon will be Red Zones.

It is to be mentioned that post the detection of the latest COVID-19 patients, the government of Assam has decided to declare the district of Bongaigaon as Red Zone as all the patients have been found positive without any contact history for the first time in Assam.

“We have decided to declare Bongaigaon district as Red Zone as the total number of positive cases in the district reached 5," said Himanta Biswa Sarma.

As per reports below are is the list of districts marked as Green and Orange:

Dhubri - Assam - Orange Zone

Marigaon - Assam - Orange Zone

Goalpara - Assam - Orange Zone

Golaghat - Assam - Green Zone

Karimganj - Assam - Green Zone

Nalbari - Assam - Green Zone

Hailakandi - Assam - Green Zone

Cachar - Assam - Green Zone

Kamrup - Assam - Green Zone

Lakhimpur - Assam - Green Zone

Kamrup Metro - Assam - Green Zone

South SalmaraMancachar - Assam - Green Zone

Barpeta - Assam - Green Zone

Bongaigaon - Assam - Green Zone

Darrang - Assam - Green Zone

Dhemaji - Assam - Green Zone

Dibrugarh - Assam - Green Zone

Jorhat - Assam - Green Zone

KarbiAnglong - Assam - Green Zone

Kokrajhar - Assam - Green Zone

Nagaon - Assam - Green Zone

Dima Hasao - Assam - Green Zone

Sivasagar - Assam - Green Zone

Sonitpur - Assam - Green Zone

Tinsukia - Assam - Green Zone

Chi rang - Assam - Green Zone

Baksa - Assam - Green Zone

Udalguri - Assam - Green Zone

Biswanath - Assam - Green Zone

Majuli - Assam - Green Zone

Charaideo - Assam - Green Zone

Hojai - Assam - Green Zone

West KarbiAnglong - Assam - Green Zone

Defining the Green Zone, the letter from the union health secretary states that a district will be considered under green zone if there are no confirmed cases or there is no reported case in the last 21 days.

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