KAZIRANGA, March 8 - A medical team from Golaghat district opened a special isolation ward for any coronavirus-affected patient at Kohora Model Hospital today.
It may be mentioned that an American tourist, who was later found to be infected with coronavirus in Bhutan, had taken jungle safari in Kaziranga National Park as a result of which some elephant mahouts along with a Gypsy driver who came in contact with the particular American tourist were examined by a team of medical experts today.
SDO (Civil) of Bokakhat, Vivek Syam informed that all possible measures to control the spread of coronavirus had been taken and foreign tourists staying in Kaziranga were monitored and examined by the medical team.
Meanwhile, fearing contamination, there was apprehension among a section of socially conscious citizens here over the constant
visit of foreign tourists to Kaziranga.