BSF Guwahati frontier sets up 46 COVID Quarantine Care Centres
Amid the rising COVID-19 cases in the second wave of the pandemic, Frontier HQ BSF Guwahati has established 46 Quarantine Care Centres to face the situation.
GUWAHATI: Amid the rising COVID-19 cases in the second wave of the pandemic, Frontier HQ BSF Guwahati has established 46 Quarantine Care Centres to face the situation.
These COVID centres are fully equipped with concentrators, oximeters, sufficient medicines and PPE kits.
Sanjay Singh Gehlot, Inspector General of BSF Guwahati Frontier conducted an urgent meeting with the officers of Guwahati Frontier regarding the prevailing COVID-19 situation and preparedness to protect the BSF personnel and the Border villagers.
Apart from that Frontier HQ BSF Guwahati and Composite Hospital, Sectors and Battalions have also set up more than 2,356 beds in duly partitioned quarantine centres. Senior-level medical officers and paramedics are also ready to take care of these patients.
As per the decision of the meeting, the asymptomatic patients will be shifted to respective isolation centres and the troops with mild symptoms will be shifted to COVID Care Centres.
After the Assembly elections 2021 held in different States of the nation, more than 2,000 BSF troops of 25 companies of BSF have returned to their respective locations and underwent the COVID-19 test and those, who are found positive have been segregated and kept under COVID Care Hospitals at respective locations, prepared by the battalions and other troops. Those who are found negative are being shifted to dedicated quarantine centres where they will be kept for seven days.
Till Friday, a total of 11,239 BSF troops have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and a total of 7,847 personnel have taken the second dose, stated a release.