One Coronavirus Suspect of Gauripur Admitted in Dhubri Civil Hospital
DHUBRI: One Bijoy Chouhan (29 years), of Gauripur town of Dhubri district was admitted in Dhubri Civil Hospital and kept in isolation ward on Thursday. Earlier, a few days ago he was found suffering from fever. He was stamped 14-day home quarantine. Chouhan was reportedly developing respiratory problems. When contacted, Dhubri District Immunization Officer, Dr. Joydip Bhattacharyya informed that Chouhan was under close medical surveillance and samples for pathological test were sent to Guwahati on Friday.
All the towns of Dhubri district are being sanitized while till Thursday, 3,500 people were screened at Sahapara international check gate in South Salmara-Mancachar district, 2,081 people at Sonahat International border area of Dhubri district and 709 people sent for 14 days home quarantine who entered Dhubri district through the inter-State check gate at Sagolia.
Sources in the Dhubri Health department informed that they were keeping close watch on the people entering Dhubri district and they had screened five such persons who had come from coronavirus-hit States of the country in the last few days.
Meanwhile, the Dhubri district administration allowed the people of Dhubri district to buy their essential commodities from the grocery shops from 3 pm to 5 pm on Thursday with a strict instruction not to create any gathering in front of shops and to maintain 1 metre distance.
On the other hand, as a preventative and precautionary measure, all the towns of Dhubri district are being sanitized. Talking to The Sentinel, Dhubri Deputy Commissioner Anant Lal Gyani said that he was keeping close watch on the situation. “At this time of crisis, the Dhubri district administration with the health team is well prepared to fight the situation but people must stay home,” he said.