MORIGAON, March 25 - The State Minister of State for Health and Urban Development Piyush Hazarika today paid an official visit to Morigaon Civil Hospital and took stock of the situation arising out of the outbreak of novel coronavirus across the country. He visited the isolation wards installed at the Morigaon Civil Hospital and took part in the deliberation with top officials of the Health department. The DC, Morigaon Rituraj Bora and SP, Morigaon Swapnanil Deka were also present in the discussions.
Talking to newsmen, Hazarika said that to face any eventuality, the Health department has kept ready around 220 beds in Morigaon Civil Hospital, Jagiroad HPC Hospital, Bhurbandha Model Hospital, Lahorighat and Dolonghat Primary Health centres.
It may be mentioned here that as many as 800 youths of Morigaon district who were working in several industries in places like Kerala and Maharashtra as skill labourers returned to their homes, which has created panic in the district. Though there was no report�of any positive case till now, yet the administration has issued instructions to those people to stay at their homes for two weeks.