In view of rising threat from Coronavirus ( Covid-19), Two quarantine centres are being setup at Sarusajai and Nehru stadium in Guwahati, informed Himanta Biswa Sarma, health minister , Assam, via a tweet.
To contain the rising threat from COVID-19, the Assam government has decided to set up two large quarantine centres with capacity of 1,000 persons each in the city. While one quarantine centre will come up at the Sarusajai Stadium, the other will be set up at the Nehru Stadium.
These announcements were made by Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma after he inspected the preparations to tackle COVID-19 at Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH) on Wednesday.
A large quarantine centre will be established at the Sarusojai Sports Complex, Guwahati with capacity for about 700 people. This morning visited the site to take stock of preparedness and the facility. It shall be ready in a week's time. pic.twitter.com/bolVMafOsE
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) March 26, 2020
He further said, “Presently, we are simultaneously working at two stages against coronavirus. The first is ‘social distancing’; and in this regard we are taking all necessary steps to make the people aware of this very important step to prevent the deadly virus.”
Meanwhile, the Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH) and the Sonapur Hospital have been set up into specific corana-treatment complexes.