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Guwahati Medical College closed for new patient admissions after PG student tests positive for COVID-19

Guwahati Medical College closed for new patient admissions after PG student tests positive for COVID-19

The Guwahati Medical School won't admit sufferers for the subsequent few days after a submit graduate scholar of the state-run facility examined constructive for COVID-19, Well being Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma mentioned on Friday.

Assam recorded a spike in coronavirus instances on Thursday, as eight individuals examined constructive -- 4 every in Guwahati and Silchar -- taking the variety of instances within the state to 53.

"A PG scholar at Guwahati Medical School examined COVID constructive final evening. Consequently, we're screening everybody who got here involved with him, and the complete premise has been sanitised. We've closed the hospital for brand spanking new sufferers for the subsequent few days," Sarma mentioned.

"Particular preparations can be in place for sufferers already admitted and assortment of latest swab samples," he mentioned on Twitter.

There are 18 energetic instances of novel coronavirus within the state, whereas 34 individuals have recovered to this point.

"4 individuals in Guwahati check #COVID19+ One in all them had come from exterior Assam, and is in dwelling quarantine, whereas three are from Guwahati... 4 individuals, who took the identical bus from Rajasthan by which the Cachar dist #COVID19+ individual travelled, have examined constructive too," Sarma had tweeted on Thursday night