Assam Records Another COVID-19 Case
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Assam Records Another COVID-19 Case


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Another person from Assam tested positive of COVID-19 on Tuesday.

This time the victim is a 16-year-old teenager.

The victim hails from Salmara in Bongaigaon district.

It is learnt that the 16-year-old girl is a secondary infection who had come in contact of a returnee from the religious congregation Tablighi Jamaat of Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi.

Announcing the last case, state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted:

Alert ~ A 16-year-old girl from Salmara Bongaingaon, secondary contact of a Markaz attendee, has tested #COVID positive.

The number of #COVID19 patients in Assam now stands at 36. However active hospital cases are 8.

With this the number of COVID-19 patients in the State now stands at 36.

However active hospital cases are eight.

Before this the last COVID-19 positive case was detected on April 23 last at Bilasipara in Dhubri district.

The state recorded one death.

However, around 20 persons infected with COVID-19 have already been cured and discharged from different hospitals across the State.