The step was taken after one of the patients admitted at the hospital tested positive for COVID-19
Guwahati: Following the detection of a COVID-19 positive patient at Nemcare Hospital, the Kamrup (Metro) district administration sealed the first floor of on Thursday.
Sources in Nemcare Hospital have informed the EastMojo that the positive case is a resident from Tarun Nagar area of the city, he was admitted in the hospital with abdominal pain on May 17.
“Based on the problems he was facing, attending doctors decided to conduct a surgery on him. When he was taken to the OT, it was found that he was having high fever. Accordingly, his samples were sent for COVID-19 tests and later, the results of the tests turned out to be positive,” sources added.
Immediately after receiving the result, he was shifted to the MM Choudhury Hospital (MMCH).
210 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected in Assam. Out of these 210 patients, 54 persons have been discharged, 149 active patients, four persons have died and three persons have already been migrated to other states.