From Our Kokrajhar Bureau
Kokrajhar (Assam) ,April 9: Majority of the quarantined people would be moving to their respective homes and districts from Friday after undergoing a thorough medical check- up across the state.
On Thursday, Assam minister for health & family welfare department Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma visited the Srirampur quarantine centre along the inter state border with West Bengal where people are taking shelter since past 14-days due to the lockdown.
Dr Sarma also visited the home quarantine centres set up at Fakiragram in Kokrajhar district during his visit.
Dr Sarma was accompanied by minister of state health & family welfare Piyush Hazarika, Tourism minister Chandan Brahma, BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary and Rajya Sabha MP Biswajit Daimary.
The Health Minister said that the state government and health department was sparing no efforts to control the spread of Coronavirus across the state and accordingly set up many quarantine centres in different districts in the state.
He said those quarantined who would be found medically fit in the 14 days period would e allowed to move to their respective homes after a thorough medical procedures to be conducted by the discharging board from Friday.
Thousands of people including youths who were out of the state in search of jobs, have been housed at various quarantine centres set up to control the spread of Coronavirus.
The quarantine centres set up along the inter state border with West Bengal at Srirampur in Kokrajhar district has over 400 people in the centre due to lockdown and ,are going to be released after a health check and completion of 14 days.
Dr Sarma has also appealed all sections of the society across the state not to believe in rumors , panic and fake messages about COVID -19.He said that some people are indulging in spreading fake information and messages amongst the citizens which has created chaos amongst the common masses.
He informed that on daily basis the state chief minister,the chief secretary and he are giving necessary information regarding the preventive measures or any inputs on Covid -19 across the state.
The Health minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma along with minister of state for Health Piyush Hazarika also paid a visit to Chirang to take stock of the preparedness on COVID-19 pandemic by the district administration.
He appealed to all sections of the citizens to stay at home and maintain social distancing during the ongoing nationwide lockdown to control the deadly Coronavirus.