A total of 13 COVID-19 patients were discharged from Tezpur Medical College and Hospital on Monday after testing negative twice.
They were felicitated by TMCH authorities and Sonitpur district administration with a gamosa and a basket of fruits in a small ceremony organized at TMCH.
MLA Dhekiajuli Ashok SInghal, deputy commissioner Manvendra Pratap Singh, joint director, Health Services Dr Krishna Kemprai, principal cum chief superintendent Dr Karuna Hazarika, superintendent Dr Madhab Rajbongshi and others were present on the occasion.
The discharged patients will now have to go through 14 days mandatory home quarantine.
The Sonitpur district administration arranged for their transportation to various districts.