Guwahati (Assam), May 5 : In a single -day highest spike in the number of Covid -9 deaths, a total of 55 critically ill patients succumbed to their infections at various hospital in state today and 4, 826 new cases have been detected out of which 1386 cases are from Guwahati and its suburbs .
The overall positivity percentage is 9.27 with a recovery rate of 87.99 .
Seeing the situation , Railways has has offered us 1500 coaches to be used as part of Covid Care Centre. These shall be equipped with Oxygen cylinders. The Health Minister , Dr. H.B Sarma visited the Guwahati Railway station today to review it.
In a booster dose of sorts, @RailMinIndia has offered us 1500 coaches to be used as part of #CovidCareCentre. These shall be equipped with Oxygen cylinders. Visited Guwahati Railway station to review it.
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) May 5, 2021
Meanwhile , capital city Guwahati has now become a hotspot of Covid -19 in the state as the city has recorded 17,690 positive cases in 20 days with more than 100 fatalities. Assam has reported 28,060 COVID-19 positive cases while Kamrup Metro alone reported 12,254 positive cases in last 10 days.
Kamrup Metro District Administration has set a benchmark 0f 400 active Covid cases to declare a ward as containment zone and three wards in Guwahati – 08, 16, and 28 are now under containment until further notice. Ward number 28 has registered 743 active Covid case, ward 16 has recorded 509 cases, and 415 cases were detected in ward 8.
Complete Details of the Containment Zones’ Boundaries:
Northern Side of Ajanta Path to Basistha Road Junction point, up to Hatigaon Chariali. Western Side of Basistha Road to Chandan Nagar Road to Tangora Satra Wooden Bridge ,Eastern Side of Rukmini Bahini River to NH37 brdige in Basistha Chariali. North of NH37 upto Basistha Road.Eastern Side of Basistha Road upto southeastern extreme boundary of Basistha village of Basistha Road.
WARD 16 :
On the northern side AK Dev Road to Ambari Tinali up to Morabhorolu and Lakhara. On the eastern side, Morabhorolu up to glass factory to Lakhara road, the eastern side of Lakhara road to Dhuboria roadOn the southern side, Lakhara to Dhuboria road from bye lane 2 up to Morabhorolu.On the western side, Morabhorolu to bye lane 2 from Dhubolia, Itabola junction to AK Road to Ambari Temple.
On the northern side, the central line of Brahmaputra to the back of Sonaram field up to Kedar road.On the eastern side, Kedar road to AT road up to Chabipool and Satijoymoti road.On the southern side, east of Netaji Subhas Road upto Fatasil Bridge upto GS Colony road.On the western side, River Bharalu to AT Road to Sonaram field.