Union Health Minister describes his meeting with Assam Chief Minister on Covid management as ‘fruitful’
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday held a ‘fruitful’ meeting with Assam Chief Minsiter Himanta Biswa Sarma regarding the COVID-19 situation and immunisation process in the state. In a
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday held a ‘fruitful’ meeting with Assam Chief Minsiter Himanta Biswa Sarma regarding the COVID-19 situation and immunisation process in the state.
In a tweet, Mandaviya wrote, “Had a fruitful meeting with Assam CM Shri Himanta Biswa Sarma ji on COVID management. I noted the steps being taken by the State Government to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in Assam. The Central government will continue to support the State in its endeavours to mitigate the pandemic.”
Earlier, on Monday, Mandaviya visited Kerala to discuss the COVID-19 situation and assured the complete help from the Centre.
After the Covid review meeting, Sarma expressed gratitude towards Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and said he has informed the latter of Assam’s proactive management of COVID-19 and updates on vaccination.
This was the Union Minister’s first visit to Assam.
“Today I had the pleasure of meeting Mansukh Mandaviya on his 1st visit to Assam after assuming the office of Union Health Minister. Apprised him of Assam’s proactive management of Covid-19; updates on vaccination. Thanking him for the support, I also sought his guidance on way ahead,” said Sarma in a tweet.
He said, “We assured Union Minister of Assam’s firm resolve to provide best healthcare services to our people in keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision.”
Meanwhile, Assam’s COVID-19 tally touched 5,80,657 on Monday as 758 more people tested positive for the infection, while 10 fresh fatalities pushed the state’s coronavirus death toll to 5,502, as per the state health bulletin.
On July 7, 2021, the Union Home Secretary had chaired a meeting to review the COVID-19 situation in all the north eastern states and Union Territories. (ANI)
First Published: 17th August, 2021 20:17 IST
TOPMOST STORY NOW
Live Communal Harmony: Muslim family first to receive Prasad in Sivasagar03rd October 2022
Live Bharat Jodo Yatra: Sonia Gandhi arrives in Mysore03rd October 2022
Live Swedish scientist Svante Pääbo wins Nobel Peace Prize in medicine03rd October 2022
Live Meghalaya to get first private medical college soon03rd October 2022
Dhubri boat tragedy: Mortal remains of Sanju Das reach native village
The mortal remains of circle officer Sanju Das who lost his life in the tragic boat accident in Assam’s Dhubri were taken to his paternal home in Silchar today. Upon reaching Silchar, the mortal remains were kept at the Circuit House where district administration officials paid their last respects. Following this, the mortal remains were […]03rd October 2022
Foundation day of ‘Bhryamyman’ Assam’s first mobile theatre celebrated in Pathsala
The ‘Bajali press guild’ and ‘Pathsala Bajar committee’ celebrated the foundation day of ‘Bhryamyman’ Assam’s first Mobile Theatre at ‘Bhagawati Khetra’ in Pathsala under Bajali district today. Notably, Achyut Lahkhar gave birth to ‘Bhryamyman’ or Mobile Theatre at ‘Bhagawati Khetra’ in Pathsala, Bajali in 1963. Cabinet Minister Ranjeet Kumar Dass lit the lamp to officially […]02nd October 2022
Dhubri Boat Capsize: Body of missing circle officer recovered
The body of missing circle officer Sanju Das has been recovered after over 72 hours of relentless search operations. As per inputs, the body was floating at a distance of 1 kilometre from the accident site. Sanju Das was among the 29 passengers onboard the ill-fated country boat that capsized on Thursday. While 28 others […]02nd October 2022
Assam Governor visits Haflong, holds meet with executive members of NCHAC
Assam Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi visited the Dima Hasao district on Saturday and chaired a meeting with the CEM and Executive Members of the NC Hills Autonomous Council at the circuit house in Haflong. During the meeting, the Governor took stock of the progress of various departments under the administrative control of NCHAC. Congratulating the […]02nd October 2022