Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in today’s Press Meet at Janta Bhawan, spoke about the fight of Assam against COVID-19.
He said that, COVID-19 cases are beginning to flatten, with positivity rate in the past week decreasing gradually. 1.4% positivity rate was detected yesterday.
Sarma said that “If this trend continues we can surely win over COVID-19”.
He stated that vaccination programmes shall start between January-July 2021. The first trial might be given on frontline staffs.
Sarma also mentioned that if the Durga puja days are passed by carefully with all precautions, it would be a positive impact in the fight of this state against the virus.