Assam Chief Minister Himanta Bisawa Sarma has referred to as for an pressing evaluation assembly on Thursday on the Covid situation within the state with constructive circumstances taking pictures up 5 occasions inside per week, detection of two Omicron circumstances, and IIT Guwahati being declared a containment zone after 60 folks within the campus, most of them college students, examined constructive.
Nevertheless, the Chief Minister has dominated out using lockdown to combat the virus.
Speaking to reporters in Dibrugarh, CM Sarma stated, “The rising circumstances of COVID-19 is a matter of concern however there is no such thing as a likelihood of lockdown in Assam. We’ll sit at Guwahati tomorrow to analyse the COVID-19 knowledge of final one week and take choice concerning our subsequent step.”
Since December 30, 2021, at the very least 60 Covid constructive circumstances have been detected on the IIT-Guwahati.
Addressing a press convention in Guwahati in the present day, Well being minister Keshab Mahanta stated, “Until date, two Omicron variant circumstances have been reported from Assam. One case has been detected in Shillong. From January 1, the COVID-19 circumstances have been rising within the state. We have now already directed the district administration and the hospitals for preparations. Until now, altogether 25,000 beds are their in hospitals throughout the state. Tomorrow, we’ll maintain a gathering and focus on a roadmap to cope with the rising circumstances of the COVID-19,” he stated.
He stated, “Beneath GMCH, 1503 hospital mattress are there and out of that now we have 337 Oxygen beds and 336 ICU beds with pipe oxygen cylinders and jumbo cylinders. We’re totally ready and instructions have additionally been given to the hospitals for any sorts of conditions,”
Keshab Mahanta additional stated, “In final ten days COVID-19 circumstances have been rising in Guwahati Metro, Kamrup rural, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Cachar, Hojai and Nagaon. A complete of 832 COVID-19 constructive circumstances have been detected in Kamrup Metro adopted with 156 circumstances in Kamrup rural. Jorhat has additionally seen rise in Covid circumstances in final ten days with 105 Covid constructive circumstances,”.
The state minister stated all hospitals, mannequin hospitals have been requested to step up efforts.