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"The hospital provided free medicine to the villagers including free check-up and screening for blood pressure, pulse, SPO2, HbAIC, blood sugar, Hepatitis B and thermal scanning," the CMD of Health Care Hospital, Dr Kaling Megu, said.
The four-day event will witness participants from all the Northeastern states and Eastern India, including players from Nepal and Bhutan.
With the second wave of the COVID-19 gripping the country, some states have witnessed an unprecedented surge in COVID-19 cases.
The order comes after 50 per cent of its staff tested positive for Covid-19.
This is the sixth straight day when cases have exceeded over 1 lakh, raising concern over the future course of action against the rapid spike.
The country also reported 5,819 COVID-19 cases with 78 fresh cases in the last 24 hours.