Guwahati,9 April: Health and Family Welfare Minister of Assam, Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma today informed that the condition of one among the 28 CODID-19 positive patients in Assam was critical and had been shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH).
“The condition of the 28th case (from Hailakandi) of COVID-19 from Assam is alarming. Though his other parameters are stable, his oxygen saturation is decreasing. Shifting to ICU of SMCH for better monitoring,” Sarma tweeted on Thursday afternoon.
The 65-year-old man, who has a travel history to Saudi Arabia and is linked to the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz, had tested positive for the virus on Tuesday.
Most of other patients were recovering well. The Health Minister said he had been informed by doctors about the possible discharge of four to five patients from hospital by Friday evening.