KAZIRANGA, May 15 - In view of arrival of many people from outside the State, hotels and resorts in Kaziranga will be used as quarantine facilities to accommodate the people for a mandatory 14 days.
State Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sharma had already announced that hotels and resorts in Kaziranga would be used for accommodating the people coming from outside Assam as mandatory 14 days quarantine in Golaghat district.
Informing this correspondent, Shantanu Gogoi, Magistrate, Bokakhat subdivision, said that hotels and resorts in Kaziranga will be used to its capacity for accommodation of travellers arriving Golaghat district coming from outside the State.
According to information received from Kohora Model Hospital, eight persons who arrived from Chennai are currently being put up in Bonashree Tourist Guest House owned by Assam Tourism department at Kohora. Another 13 people are expected to arrive Kohora tonight by 10 pm.
A few days back, three persons were kept in a private hotel in Kohora for quarantine.
Sources said that security personnel are remaining alert to ensure that those who are quarantined follow all forms of medical rules.
Private tourist lodges are also being used for quarentine facility said the sources.