Amid massive surge in coronavirus cases, Sri Marwari Natya Samity on Thursday opened a 126 bedded Covid Care centre at Jhalukpara in upper Assam’s Dibrugarh district.
District Development commissioner Partha Pratim Bairagi on Thursday inaugurated the Covid care centre in Dibrugarh.
“It’s a good step taken by Marwari Natya Samity to open a Covid care centre. I appreciated their step. We will provide doctors and nurses in the Covid care centre where the Covid positive patients were facilitated,” Bairagi said.
The second wave of Covid-19 has affected the entire country and many persons have died due to the infection.
“Last year we have stated Covid care centre and atleast 500 Covid positive patient stayed in the centre during the first wave of Covid-19. This year, after the rising cases of Covid positive in Dibrugarh, we have thought to open the centre for Covid positive patients,” said Kailash Bagaria, president of Sri Marwari Natya Samity.
“We will provide vegetarian food at the centre. We will provide them will all facilities. Doctors and nurses will be providing by the district administration and rest of the work will be done by us. We will also supply Oxygen cylinders in our centre,” Bagaria added.
On May 7, they have taken an initiative ‘Apni Rasoi’ to provide free Vegetarian food to Covid patients and the families who are under home isolation.
On Thursday, 6115 samples were collected and out of that 508 were found positive.