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1000 Beds Available At GMCH, Says Dr Abhijit Sarma

Recently, Dr Abhijit Sarma had expressed apprehensions that the international travels could carry the germ into the state and advised people not take omicron lightly.

1000 Beds Available At GMCH, Says Dr Abhijit Sarma

Sentinel Digital Desk

Guwahati: The Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) Superintendent, Dr. Abhijit Sarma on Friday said that around 1000 beds are available at GMCH.

He said this while an update over Assam Governor, Prof, Jagdish Mukhi who was tested positive for COVID-19 recently.

The Governor has been admitted to the Apollo Hospital in Guwahati and is under treatment.

According to GMCH Superintendent, the Governor's health condition is normal.

Commenting on the COVID-19 situation in the state, he said that the cases are increasing and due to which active caseload is on the rise.

Recently, Dr. Abhijit Sarma had expressed apprehensions that international travels could carry the germ into the state and advised people not to take omicron lightly.

Talking to the media, Dr. Sarma said that usually lots of international travelers visit the state in the winter, and in a bid to assure that no international traveler could carry the deadly virus with them in the state, the state health department has arranged check-ups at the airports.

Appealing to the people to remain cautious and follow COVID protocols appropriately, Dr. Sarma had also said, "Assam has not reported a single Omicron case so far. But that does not mean that no omicron infection would occur in the state. People should obey the COVID protocols like wearing of masks, the abdication of large crowd and washing of hands."

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