GUWAHATI: In a move to combat Coronavirus outbreak, Assam government has decided to convert Nehru and Sarusajai stadiums in Guwahati to temporary Coronavirus hospitals, revealed Assam health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma.
“Sarusajai stadium in Guwahati will be used to quarantine at least 1 thousand people. Nehru stadium will also be used for the same,” said minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma.
“We have added 30 more ICUs at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH). We are planning to keep Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH) exclusively for Coronavirus treatment. We will add 9-10 ICUs at MMCH. We have converted Sonapur Hospital exclusively for Coronavirus treatments except gynaecology section,” Dr. Sarma added.
On the other hand IDSP hospital at Guwahati’s Kalapahar, model hospital at Singimari, Government Ayurvedic College hospital will be used for Coronavirus treatment.
On the other hand, Tata Referral Hospital at Chabua under Dibrugarh district has also volunteered itself to serve for Coronavirus patients.