Assam to Adopt 3-Level Model for Covid-19 Treatment
GUWAHATI: Assam government is to adopt a new three-level medical treatment course for coronavirus positive patients.
As per the new model, only highly symptomatic patients will be treated in medical college hospitals.
The mild symptomatic patients will be treated in district level hospitals and the asymptotic COVID-19 patients will be treated in village level model hospitals.
50 model hospitals are to be activated across the state within the next few days, informed health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma addressing a press conference.
"We are prepared with 90 such hospitals but 50 will be activated as of now," Sarma said.
The state can currently treat 4,232 patients. Around 957 isolation beds and 500 ICUs are available for the same.
Of the 1,272 patients who have tested coronavirus positive in Assam till date, only 24 cases are from the state itself and the rest all have travel history.