GUWAHATI: Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal took his first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital on April 8.
Taking to his Twitter handle the chief minister wrote, "Took my first shot of #COVID19 vaccine at GMCH.
Vaccines are safe and will help us defeat this pandemic. I urge all eligible persons of the state to get vaccinated and continue following safety precautions."
PM Modi in a tweet wrote, "Got my second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS today. Vaccination is among the few ways we have, to defeat the virus. If you are eligible for the vaccine, get your shot soon. Register on http://CoWin.gov.in."
Notably, the active cases of COVID-19 post the Assam Assembly Election have witnessed a massive surge since April 7.
As per the report of National Health Mission (NHM), Health and Family Welfare, Government of Assam, Assam had recorded 195 new cases across the state out of which 104 had been detected from the district of Kamrup (M), as of 7th of April 2021. This metropolitan district of Assam has shown a sudden unexpected and steep rise in the cases which is very alarming, to say the least.
In view of the current coronavirus pandemic, the Assam Community Surveillance program has been launched across the state, where health workers will visit the houses of the people in order to identify symptoms like minor flu-like cases. The people of Assam should be cooperative with the frontline health care workers who will visit homes by providing them with the necessary health-specific details. The vaccination drive is still effectively underway and new cases are getting detected.
New COVID-19 care centres are opening up for catering to coronavirus-affected patients. A premier physical education institute in Sonapur, The Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education has been the latest campusarbananda sonowal vaccinated,Assam cm update news,Assam Covid vaccine updates,Assam Covid vaccine newss to have been declared as a containment zone.
Due to the mass hysteria caused by the outbreak of Covid-19 and the steep rise in the numbers of cases on day to day basis, New Zealand has closed the entry for Indian Citizens inside the country.
Also Watch: Bihu Workshop Organised