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The district administration of eastern Assam’s Sivasagar has adopted all effective precautionary and protective measures to combat the possible outbreak of coronavirus or COVID-19 in the district.

In this connection, the joint director of Health Services vide an order issued recently has formed a district level Rapid Response Team (RRT) headed by Dr Hemanta Kumar Baruah, nodal officer, COVID-19, DSO, IDSP, Sivasagar.

Dr Baruah can be reached through his mobile number 9435055488.

The Rapid Response Team is consisted of the following members: Dr Saurav Gogoi, SDM & HO (Public Health) as clinician (mobile number- 9435056289); Dr Pradip Barman, SDM & HO (School Health) as clinician (mobile number-9435156553); Dr Biswajit Hazarika as pediatrician (mobile number-9435516425); Dr Akshyavat Kesari, district veterinary officer as veterinary officer (mobile number- 8011734902); Bipul Khanikar, Food Safety Officer (i/c) as Food Safety Officer (mobile number- 9435055269); Mayuri Baishya, district epidemiologist, IDSP as epidemiologist (mobile number- 9954462360); Sibrani Thinsin, district microbiologist, IDSP as microbiologist (mobile number- 7002772313); and Swagata Dutta, district malaria officer as entomologist (mobile number- 8136067520).

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