Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday visited Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) and said 200 ICU beds will be operational for Covid-19 patients by the second week of June.
Earlier last week, the Chief Minister had also announced the setting up of 300 ICU beds for Covid patients at Sarusajai Stadium.
However, Dr. Sarma in a presser today said that more doctors and medical professionals will be required to cater 500 ICU beds.
In this connection, Dr. Sarma informed that a meeting was held with the Principal of GMCH and other faculties and have instructed them to take decisions accordingly.
The Chief Minster being hopeful, also assured, that by June 7, the Covid situation in the state especially in Guwahati should get better.