Bongaigaon: NTPC Starts COVID Care Center

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State-run power giant NTPC on Wednesday said a COVID Care center has been made operational at NTPC in Bongaigaon.

Continuing its effort against COVID, NTPC Bongaigaon Medical Cell on Wednesday made the NTPC Bongaigaon COVID Care centre operational in association with Apollo Telehealth Services, a power ministry statement said.

According to the statement, it was inaugurated by Subrata Mandal, CGM, NTPC on Tuesday, May 25, 2021.

The COVID care centre is equipped with 10 COVID beds, each equipped with a multipara monitor for continuous monitoring of temperature, SPO2, heart rate, blood pressure and respiratory rate.

One e-ICU which is equipped with invasive ventilators, multi-channel bedside monitor, webcam and LED television connected to Apollo, Chennai for real-time monitoring of critically ill patients are also being installed in the centre.

Besides, 2 BiPAP machines for non-invasive ventilation, seven oxygen concentrators and oxygen cylinders for oxygen support, point-of-care diagnostics for assessment of d-dimer, troponin, CRP, ABG and ECG, two cart on wheels for easy accessibility of emergency medicines and equipment such as pulse oximeter, IR thermometers etc. makes the centre well equipped to deal with any kind of exigency.

Moreover, two kiosks for sample collection, six doctors and 10 nurses will be providing round the clock services to the patients, the statement said.

It may be mentioned that Assam on Tuesday registered 5,767 new cases of coronavirus, pushing the active tally to 53,541, while, 92 fatalities have been recorded with a death rate of 0.76 per cent.

The positivity rate of Covid-19 cases is 5.04 per cent and the overall count of the state has touched 3,81,171.

The recoveries have reached 3,23,368 with a recovery rate of 84.84 per cent.

The highest caseloads today have been reported from Kamrup Metro (624), Cachar (528), Nagaon (416), and Kamrup Rural (364).

The district-wise deaths are Kamrup Metro (27), Dibrugarh (8), Jorhat (7), Sonitpur(7), Kamrup Rural (6), Cachar (3), Dhubri (3), Hojai (3), Nalbari (3), Udalguri (3), Golaghat (2), Karbi Anglong (2), Karimganj (2), Kokrajhar (2), Sivasagar (2), and a case each has been reported from Barpeta, Biswanath, Bongaigaon, Darrang, Dima Hasao, Hailakandi, Lakhimpur, Morigaon, Nagaon, and, Tinsukia.

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