UDALGURI, March 19 - Amid the COVID-19 scare in the entire country, two suspected patients showing coronavirus symptoms were admitted to the 200- bed Udalguri Civil Hospital yesterday evening. The attending doctors have already collected the samples of their blood and cough and sent them to the GMCH for further investigation. The duo has been kept in the isolation ward of the hospital.
The hospital sources informed that the two youths, who have come from Kerala and Karnataka, were brought to the hospital and at the time of their admission they were suffering from acute fever, headache and cough.
Meanwhile, the Udalguri district Health department has started screening of all passengers from dawn-to-dusk as per the directions of the administration at the Udalguri railway station.