Guwahati: A video which has gone viral on social media has once again showed how COVID-19 warriors of the state are working tirelessly to motivate patients inside hospital wards.
In a video, doctors and other staffers on duty at the Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH) in Guwahati are seen seeking blessings from senior patients and dancing to the tune of We shall overcome.
The video starts with the staffers introducing themselves to COVID-19 patients and urging them to maintain all precautionary measures to stay fit in future as well.
“We must thank you all for giving us the opportunity to treat you. You all have followed each and every standing rules and regulations. When you all go out, please try to create awareness among the masses about the importance to follow the standing protocols,” one of the doctors is seen saying in the video.
One of the elderly patients also thanked the doctor and the staff members for their entire service.
Meanwhile, following the detection of 88 new COVID-19 positive cases in the state on Wednesday night, the total number of cases in Assam has risen to 6,370. Out of these, 3,958 have recovered, 2,400 are active cases and three persons have migrated to other states. The total number of COVID-19-related deaths in Assam is 11.
Out of these 88 COVID-19 positive cases detected on June 24, 23 are from Kamrup (M), 20 from Sonitpur, 10 from Tinsukia, eight from Baksa, seven from Karimganj, five from Dibrugarh, four from Dhubri, three each from Kokrajhar and Kamrup (Rural), two each from Biswanath and Nalbari and one from Dhemaji.
Massive arrangements have been made in Guwahati as altogether 11 wards under Kamrup (metropolitan) district have been placed under lockdown.
The lockdown has got effective from 9 pm on Tuesday until further notice in Ward no 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 (partial), 15 and 16 of Guwahati Municipal Corporation, said an order.