GUWAHATI: Assam chief minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday visited Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College and Hospital, Barpeta to review COVID-19 treatment facilities.
“Directed FAAMCH authorities to bring 50 oxygen concentrators by Friday & to make a 15 bedded ICU ward operational within 2 days. Instructed Jt DHS to travel extensively to ensure best treatment and facilities for #Covid patients,” CM Sarma said in a tweet.
The chief minister asked the FAAMCH authorities to ramp up RTPCR tests at least by 20 percent of total Rapid Antigen Tests. He also asked them to intensify the vaccination drive.
1/3 Visited Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College & Hospital in #Barpeta to review treatment facilities including critical care for #COVID19 patients. I asked doctors to step up their services to help Assam to get out of the pandemic with minimum loss of lives. pic.twitter.com/yNlCZzXke5
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) May 20, 2021