State Health Minister Inaugurates Virology Laboratory In North Lakhimpur

From now onwards, the residents of North Lakhimpur, along with its neighbouring districts, have nothing much to worry about regarding Covid testing.

Assam state health minister Keshab Mahanta yesterday visited North Lakhimpur to get an idea of the Covid situation in the area.
The main motive behind the visit was the inauguration of a virology laboratory to tackle emergencies related to Covid 19 in Lakhimpur and its neighbouring districts.
The main motive behind the visit was the inauguration of a virology laboratory to tackle emergencies related to Covid 19 in Lakhimpur and its neighbouring districts.
The lab is a part of the Lakhimpur Medical College and Hospital, which will cater to the increasing demands of the RTPCR test. Due to a lack of adequate testing facility, these tests were earlier sent to the IMCR facility at Dibrugarh.
 moments of inauguration of the virology laboratory
Image: moments of inauguration of the virology laboratory
Soon after the inauguration of the lab, Mahanta visited the site of the under-construction at Lakhimpur Medical College and Hospital premises. Consequently, he interacted with healthcare workers, doctors serving there and further paid a visit to the patients admitted to the facility.
Later, Lakhimpur MP, Pradan Baruah, and local MLA, Manab Deka, accompanied him during his visit to a Covid vaccination camp organised by the district Health department and Lakhimpur district administration. The visit concluded after attending a Covid-situation review meeting at the conference hall at the Deputy Commissioner's office in North Lakhimpur in the presence of other officials.



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