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    2,506 People Under Home Quarantine In Assam’s Kamrup

    Assam government will build five pre-fabricated hospitals in collaboration with private companies in two months to treat coronavirus cases

    A total of 2,506 people have been advised home quarantine in lower Assam”s Kamrup district in the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

    Kamrup District Joint Director Health Dr N S Tishya informed that 381 people under the jurisdiction of Rangia Block Public Health Centre (BPHC), 322 under Kamalapur BPHC and 122 under Bihdia BPHC have been home quarantined.

    He also informed that a total of 159 beds have been set up in five model hospitals in Kamrup district, including 20 beds at the Rangia Railway Polyclinic. No COVID-19 positive case has been reported in Assam so far.

    In order to fight against COVID-19 crisis, the Assam government will build five pre-fabricated hospitals in collaboration with private companies in two months.

    Each hospital will have a life of four years and be a 300-bedded facility with ICU and other required infrastructure, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed.

    620 final year medical students shall be given seven-day intensive training on treatment of COVID-19 patients.

    Photo credit: Sakal Times



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