The Assam government is to start oxygen plant in each civil hospital of the state within a month. Health Minister Keshab Mahanta said in Nalbari on Thursday that this would help the patients. Mr. Mahanta said that target has been set to conduct 1 lakh COVID test daily in Assam. He also said that there is no plan to declare lockdown as of now.
Meanwhile, the army has set up 5 ICU and 45 oxygen beds at Tezpur medical college as requested by the Assam government. Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma held a meeting with the officials at Majuli district on Thursday and reviewed the COVID situation.