Vice Principal of Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH), Dr. Bhaskar Gupta, on Saturday (June 19), informed about the COVID-19 update of SMCH. Dr. Bhaskar Gupta stated that a total number of 131 active cases were reported till 5 pm on Saturday (June 19).
Dr. Bhaskar Gupta further stated that the total number of patients in ICU were 77; total number of 54 patients were in the ward; 14 patients were under ventilators and 102 patients were under oxygen support. It has also been reported that a total number of 19 patients were admitted at SMCH in the last 24 hours and 20 patients got discharged in the last 24 hours.
The Vice Principal of SMCH further informed that in the last 24 hours 3 deaths due to COVID-19 have been registered in SMCH. It has been reported that out of the 3 deceased, 2 were from Hailakandi and 1 from Karimganj. They were identified as :
- Safiqur Rahman (54 years) from Kaliganj in Karimganj got admitted at SMCH on June 15 and succumbed to COVID-19 on June 19 at 7.45 am.
- Rahima Begum Barbhuiya (47 years) from Hailakandi, got admitted at SMCH on June 18 and succumbed to COVID-19 on June 19 at 11.30 am.
- Sitangshu Nath (49 years) from Hailakandi, got admitted at SMCH on June 17, and succumbed to COVID-19 on June 19 at 2 pm.