COVID-19 third phase will be difficult: Himanta Biswa Sarma


GUWAHATI: “The challenges of third phase of COVID-19 infection will be difficult. We have to prevent it at its second stage,” said Assam health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma while speaking to News Live Chief Managing Editor Syed Zarir Hussain on his show “Prekhyapat”.

Dr. Sarma said that COVID-19 infection can be prevented from entering the third stage with the help of community in quarantining the incoming people.

“So far 1-1.5 lakh people have entered Assam. I think by June 15, the number of returning people will come down,” stated minister Sarma.

He asserted for a strict quarantine system till June 15 for preventing the third stage of COVID-19.