Guwahati: Amid the present gloom surrounding COVID-19 across the state, some great news from the Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital where a three-month-old baby and his mother were discharged after defeating the virus on Sunday. It was a triumphant time for everyone at the hospital, as they bid goodbye to the duo.
Before leaving, the three-month-old baby and mother were felicitated in a programme organised in the hospital premises.
Doctors and other staff members of the hospital exchanged pleasantries and sweet memories during their stay in the hospital. In return, the mother of the baby also thanked everyone in the hospital for their dedicated and sincere service.
Assam Covid Care Centers in its Tweet, which has also been retweeted by Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, said, “It is really a jubilant moment to see #Baby Sarneel Jyoti Sharma age only 3 months and #Mother Hironmoyee Sharma discharged after defeating #Covid19 from #MMCH #CovidHospital. The little baby and mother being felicitated by the #HealthCareWorker.”
Meanwhile, minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has announced that altogether 985 patients were discharged from hospital on Sunday.
In his Twitter, the minister said, “985 patients have been discharged today. Large number of patients going back home everyday is an outcome of great efforts being put by our doctors. Gratitude!
Smiling face with smiling eyes Total Discharged Patients: 24040
Expressionless face Active Patients: 8106
10:35 PM/July 26”
In another Tweet, the minister also said that 1,142 COVID-19 patients were detected out of the 20,542 tests done in last 24 hours.
“In Alert ~1142 #COVID patients detected out of the 20542 tests done in last 24 hrs. This means a low positivity rate of 5.55% – a good news.
Guwahati- 171,Kamrup-188,Darrang 100
Total cases 32228
Active cases 9091
9 pm, July 26”