DERGAON, April 26 - Four more COVID- 19 patients undergoing treatment at the Swahid Kushal Konwar Civil Hospital (SKKCH) in Golaghat were released today.
Golaghat Deputy Commissioner Bibhash Chandra Modi in the presence of Joint Director of Health Services Dr Toufique Rahman and the Superintendent of SKKCH Dr Uttam Prasad Dutta felicitated the patients with a phulam gamusa each and a packet of sweets in the afternoon.
The four patients who were found COVID-19 negative and released today are Anowar Hussain of Dighalipam in Dergaon, Alina Begum of Dhulia Gaon in Marangi, Rahimuddin Ahmed and Saleha Begum of Bheloguri in Merapani respectively. However, they will have to stay at the quarantine facility at Anajari Bibah Bhavan for mandatory observation for another 14 days.
All of them expressed their satisfaction over the dedication of Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma along with the hospitality offered by the district administration.
With this, a total of eight patients out of nine were released from the hospital, while four others were released on April 18 in the presence of the Health Minister.
At present, only Jesmin Begum of Islampur, Merapani is under treatment in the hospital.
It may perhaps be pertinent to mention that nine positive cases in Golaghat district was at the top of the chart in the state and was included in the COVID-19 Hotspot and Red Zone along with four other districts of the state.