Four Covid-19 patients were discharged from the Covid Hospital here on Sunday after they tested negative in two consecutive reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests.

Two of the discharged are front-line workers and the other two returnees.

Local legislature Kaling Moyong, while interacting with each of them, lauded their positive spirit, handed a discharge certificate and bouquet to one of the discharged persons.

He credited the hard work and care of the doctors, nurses and other support staff and all frontline workers.

“We all have to adapt to the post-Covid situation by strictly following preventive measures of social distancing, avoiding gatherings, wearing masks and cleanliness and hygiene to keep the virus away,” he said.

East Siang deputy commissioner Kinny Singh, who also handed the discharge certificate and bouquet to a recovered patient, saluted their fighting spirit. She said 24X7 care and efforts of the frontline workers are to be appreciated.

Joint director of health services D Raina and district medical officer Kaling Dai also presented discharge certificates and bouquets.

Bakin Pertin General Hospital medical superintendent, Y R Darrang and medicine specialist T Tali were also present on the occasion.

The four recovered patients were among the nine under Covid care in the district.

District Surveillance Officer Tarik Talom advised them to strictly follow 14 days of home quarantine and briefed on the guidelines to be followed.

They were escorted in a vehicle provided by the Health department.

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