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Nagaland’s first COVID-19 positive patient discharged from GMCH

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Dimapur, May 1: The first Covid-19 patient from Nagaland, who was admitted to Guwahati Medical College and Hospital was discharged today after completion of his treatment. His last sample returned negative two days back and his health condition had considerably improved during isolation.
The patient’s father today told media persons at Guwahati that they had gone to Guwahati from Dimapur for treatment of his son. He said that there is no problem with his son now, he is perfectly alright. He said that during the quarantine period in the hospital he got the best facilities available. He also thanked the medical team of the hospital.
Assam’s Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that one patient from Nagaland, who was being treated in Guwahati, was discharged from hospital.
“He came to Guwahati after getting treatment at a Dimapur hospital. On April 12, we tested him and found his reports to be positive. His health was deteriorating at that time. Now, with the help of our doctors and medical team, he is completely cured,” Sarma told a press conference in Guwahati
It may be mentioned that the patient from Dimapur had tested positive after he was admitted to GMCH on April 12 last. His second test was reportedly negative and third test positive.
His father who had accompanied him to Guwahati had tested negative in all the tests, while others who had come in close contact with him have also tested negative.
Most of his family members who had been kept in quarantine have been discharged after completion of the quarantine period.
Meanwhile, Marwari Patti area, GS Road and Murgi Patti areas in Dimapur remains to be a containment zone. (Page News Service)

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