COVID-19 cases expected to rise as more people return to Assam: Himanta Biswa

Guwahati (Assam), May 25 (ANI): While speaking to ANI, the Health Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma said, “Eight flights are arriving at Guwahati airport on May 25, with some of them landing with full passenger capacities. All passengers will be scanned for COVID-19 at the Airport. People from Assam will be segregated and sent to their respective district by buses.” “Resident commissioners of different northeastern states will receive the people of their states, at Guwahati airport. They can take them to their respective bhawans or directly to the states,” he added. On being asked about the spike in COVID-19 cases, Health Minister further stated, “When 60,000 people come into the state, then 300 more cases of COVID-19 are expected.”