GUWAHATI: Assam health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma along with his deputy Pijush Hazarika monitored the transfer of COVID-19 patients to Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH) and Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Guwahati at midnight.
Dr. Sarma was present at MMCH to oversee the transfer of 20 COVID-19 patients from quarantine centre to the hospital. He met the doctors of the hospital and reviewed the situation.
Later minister Sarma along with Pijush Hazarika visited GMCH where 6 Central Reserve Police (CRPF) personnel, detected with COVID-19 were shifted. He advised doctors to ensure best care to all.
On Friday, Assam recorded biggest-ever-single-day spike of COVID-19 with 49 cases. At present the total number of cases in the State stands at 259.
? Some time ago I & @Pijush_hazarika went to oversee smooth transfer of 20 patients to MMCH. Also met doctors & did a review.
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) May 22, 2020