B Borooah Cancer Institute Shutdown, as reports of Health Workers being Tested for COVID-19

Guwahati: Following the fresh cases reported in the city on May 7, the B Borooah Cancer Institute will remain shut today to ensure safety of its healthcare workers.

As per reports, out of the four tested positive last night, one was of the granddaughter of a healthcare worker from the BBCI.  The institute will be shut for employees and staff who had come in contact with the health worker to contain the spread of the virus.

The hospital will do contact testing and swab testing of all employees who may have come in contact with the health worker based and subsequent steps will be followed.

Earlier, Gauhati Medical College and Hospital was announced to remain closed for new patients for few days

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