Assam Health & Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the Sarusajai stadium has been transformed into a workplace of the health department. He said that from now onwards, the entire work of the National Health Mission (NHM) will operate from the Sarusajai stadium.
Visiting the stadium on Wednesday, Sarma said that the people who will come from other states will be kept in Sarusajai and they will be brought by police from Srirampur, and Bakshirhat gate. He said that in the initial tests if anyone shows symptoms of COVID-19, they will be kept at Sarusajai and the people who will be tested negative should go for home quarantine.
Himantafurther stated that the people who will come from 'Red Zone' will also be takento Sarusajai and for some people arrangements will be made in hotels. The ministerfurther reiterated that the people will also be able to stay in other hotelsother than the hotels arranged by the government but they will have to pay thehotel rent of their own.
Theminister further informed that the people of lower Assam will be quarantined atKokrajhar and for the people of middle Assam, they will be quarantined atGuwahati and the people of upper Assam will be quarantined at Jorhat.
Thepeople of North Assam will be quarantined at Tezpur and the people of BarakValley will be kept in quarantine at Silchar, said Sarma.
He also reiterated that it will take four days for the four quarantine centers to come into effect. And for these four days, all the people will be kept in Sarusajai.