Deputy Commissioner of Cachar, Keerthi Jalli, IAS visited the COVID wards in Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH) on Saturday. She spent around two hours in the various COVID wards of SMCH and the ICU to oversee the treatment process and facilities in the hospital. She was wearing a full-body PPE kit during her visit to the COVID wards and the ICU.
The Deputy Comissioner was also seen interacting with many patients, asking about their health condition. She was also seen interacting with the doctors and other medical staff of the hospital. She expressed that “Patients are more or less satisfied with the services. However, some minor issues are there which can be sorted out.”
The Deputy Commissioner expressed her concern over the fact that many patients are being diagnosed late, which is contributing to the increasing number of COVID-related fatalities in the district. Keerthi Jalli, IAS was accompanied by Dr. Abhijit Swami, Superintendent of SMCH and Dr. Vikash Shandilya, Deputy Superintendent of SMCH.