Sarbananda Sonowal-Himanta Biswa Sarma during a meeting with governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal (right) and health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma during a meeting with governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi.

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday met Assam governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi at Raj Bhavan and briefed him on the status of COVID19 in the state.

During the meeting, the chief minister and the health minister informed the governor about the various measures that the state government has taken to prevent COVID19 outbreak.

They also briefed the government on other welfare projects that the government has taken for all sections of the people of the state.

The governor was also apprised of the current status and state’s plan of action against the spread of the global COVID19 pandemic.

The CM and the health minister also apprised the governor of the line of action of the state government in terms of containing and controlling the spread of novel coronavirus and the state’s response to deal with the situation arising out of nationwide lockdown in the state.

They informed the governor that considering the impact of the lockdown on lives of the common people, the state government has taken several steps to mitigate the shortages of essential commodities like maintaining supply chain and other items of life-saving importance.

The CM drew the attention of the governor to the state government’s steps on pragmatic intervention to lessen the likely hardships of the people of all sections.

The governor was apprised that because of timely intervention of the state machinery, the chain of transmission of the virus has been broken and as a result the state has a smaller number of active cases at present.

The CM and the health minister also briefed the governor about the treatment protocol and the health infrastructure pushed into service for the treatment of the COVID19.

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