TAMULPUR: State Public Health Engineering Minister Rihon Daimary on Monday visited Baksa district headquarter Mushalpur-based quarantine camp in Bathouphuri Indoor Stadium. During the visit, Baksa Deputy Commissioner Ranjan Sarma and Superintendent of Police Pratik Thube along with other officials were present. The minister expressed his satisfaction after the visit to the camp. He also visited the Mushalpur Civil Hospital and Salbari quarantine camp.
Before the inspection, the minister attended a meeting of the district task force in the DC’s office conference hall. The meeting was presided over by the chairman of the district task force, Deputy Commissioner Ranjan Sarma. In the meeting, the minister took stock of the facilities for COVID-19 patients. The DC informed the minister that the district administration had set up three quarantine camps in its two subdivisions -Tamulpur and Salbari respectively, and one in Mushalpur sadar. Moreover, screening of 6,005 people had already been done in the district. Total 2,482 people are in home quarantine and 15 in hospital quarantine in the district. The minister asked the Food and Civil Supply officials to prepare the list of the households deprived of NFSA cards and to give them the benefist under NFSA.
The Bodoland Guest House in Mushalpur has been prepared to be used to keep doctors under quarantine. The DC also informed the minister that five persons of the district had taken part in the Nizamuddin congregation. Out of them, two are still in New Delhi while three are under quarantine.
At end of the meeting, Daimari launched a sanitizer bottle prepared by the PHE department of Baksa on his advice. Meanwhile, the secretary and an office bearer of Bhutepuabori Doul Mahotsav handed over a cheque of Rs 10,000 for the Arogya Nidhi fund to the PHE minister.