SMCH Superintendent one among the five doctors
Five doctors of Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH), Assam have tested positive for COVID-19 amid the Omicron variant scare.
Dr Bhaskar Gupta, vice principal of SMCH, said on Tuesday that among the five physicians, two of them have been admitted at the hospital while three others are in home isolation.
“We are monitoring the health conditions of the infected physicians,” Dr Gupta said.
According to SMCH authorities, as many as eight COVID-19 active cases and one patient in ventilation are under treatment at the hospital in Silchar.
Principal, SMCHl, Dr. Babul Bezbaruah confirmed that five doctors have tested positive and are undergoing treatment.
Dr. Abhijit Swami, is the superintendent of SMCH, who is in home isolation after contacting the virus.