Assam COVID19: Doctor, nurses to spend quarantine at Taj Vivanta


GUWAHATI: Assam health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma has announced that the doctors and nurses working round the clock attending COVID-19 positive for the past 7 days will be put under 14-days quarantine at the Taj Vivanta, Guwahati.

Talking to the media in Guwahati on Saturday, Dr. Sarma stated that the management of Taj Vivanta has agreed to host the doctor and nurses at its premises. The employees of the hotel will come back to duty on 6th April. The state government will pay for the expenses.

“After completion of seven days of duty, our doctors and nurses will stay at Taj hotel during their quarantine period after 6th April. This is good news for us that during the quarantine period, the doctors and nurses will live a normal life instead of feeling imprisoned,” said Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma.

In this round, doctors and nurses from Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH), Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) and Sonapur Civil Hospital will go on 14-day quarantine.