Assam Third Wave, The elections board has chosen to proceed with local elections set for January 20, the same day that the 3rd wave is expected to peak in Assam, even though the state has placed further limitations to limit the spread of coronavirus. According to our estimates, the third wave would peak in Assam after January 20, and the number of cases per day could exceed 12,000 per day at that time. During a media briefing on Friday, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma stated.
The poll board has chosen to maintain the elections, which were announced recently. And has released a notice stating January 20 as a holiday weekend for people who vote for the 26-member Thengal Kachari Autonomous district municipality. Which represents the Thegal Kachari people of Upper Assam. It is for the 2022 Thengal Kachari Autonomous Council Election in the entire Thengal territory. According to the article, polling will take place on that day. As notified by the Assam State Election Commission.
Assam has reinforced the reins in a new set of guidelines that go into force today. In response to an exponential surge of Covid cases in India, mostly due to the Omicron variety. Everyone who tests positive for Covid will be considered a possible cause of the new, highly contagious form. People who have not been completely vaccinated would be barred from entering any public spaces.
Schools will be closed for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. For students in grades 9-12, a hybrid approach will be implemented. 3 days per week, students will join classes in person and the rest of the time, they can attend online. In the northeastern state, 9 Omicron occurrences have been identified. Assam reported 1,167 confirmed samples on Friday, with a 3.32 percent positivity rate. Guwahati alone accounted for 517 instances.