Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal reviews preparedness of Covid -19 in Dhubri and Kokrajhar
Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday visited Dhubri district to take stock of the measures taken by the district administration and health department to prevent coronavirus outbreak in the region.
He also held the review meeting in the district administration officials at the conference hall of deputy commissioner's office.
Directing Deputy Commissioner to ensure that the people receive essential commodities without any interaction during the lock down period coma, the Assam Chief Minister stressed on the need to maintain social distance to prevent coronavirus outbreak.
In the meeting, Minister Chandan Brahma, MP Biswajit Bimari, Deputy Commissioner, Superintendent of Police along with other top officials of the district were present.
Later addressing the media persons, the Chief Minister said the people of Assam have responded well to the call of lockdown issued by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break this chain of COVID-19 infection.
Health department officials have also taken all precautionary measures to prevent outbreak of COVID-19.
He appreciated the role played by doctors, nurses, technicians, ward boys, Safai Karmis etc during these difficult times.
Saying that under the leadership of Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma and Minister of State Pijush Hazarika the health department is working with dedication, Chief Minister Sonowal also highlighted the services rendered by food and civil supplies department, apdcl, transport and police departments.
He urged the citizens to maintain social distancing and stay indoors so that coronavirus outbreak can be prevented and said that for poor people the state government has arranged distribution of essential commodities through district administration at their door steps.
The chief minister also said those who went to Nizamuddin in Delhi from the state must come forward so that so that the state’s population can be saved from possible COVID-19 infection.
He also called on the people to provide information to district administration about persons returning from outside the state.
Later, Sonowal visited the RN Brahma Civil Hospital, Kokrajharand took stock of isolation wards for Covid19 patients.
He also discussed the preparedness with the administration of Civil Hospital and doctors who are working hard to prevent the deadly disease.
(By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati)