Himanta Biswa Sarma urges Guwahati citizens to observe restraints


GUWAHATI: Assam health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma has urged the citizens of Guwahati to observe restraints amid increasing COVID-19 cases in the city.

“I urge the people of Guwahati to observe restraints. Don’t come out unless it is necessary, wear masks, wash your hands frequently,” said health minister Dr. Himanta Biswwa Sarma at a press meet in Guwahati on Thursday evening.

Dr. Sarma appealed the citizens not to become panic but to maintain precautions.

On Wednesday, Guwahati reported 15 COVID-19 positive cases. They were related to another COVID-19 patient Mungru Sahani who tested positive on Monday. On the other hand, 7 cancer, heart patients and their attendants who had come to Guwahati from Mumbai tested COVID-19 positive on Thursday.