Guwahati: 400 people visit COVID-19 screening centres per day


GUWAHATI: An average of 400 to 500 people have been visiting the 12 new screening centres in Guwahati per day, informed Assam Health Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma in a press conference on Monday.

“People are coming to do the test out of their own anxiety. People have come willingly after they noticed symptoms,” said Assam health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma.

He added, “We didn’t expect 114 positive cases in two days. People are now understanding COVID-19 and that is why they are coming willingly for the tests. At the community level, 36 people have been tested positive from tests that were conducted in the Containment Zones in Guwahati. 4 people have been tested COVID-19 positive in regular screening that has been conducted in GMCH and MMCH, Guwahati. If the spike continues, we might get 200 to 300 cases per day in Guwahati.”