Guwahati: Assamese singer Parvin Pori passed away due to COVID-19 at GNRC Hospital in Guwahati on Saturday.
The 32-year-old singer performed at a Bihu program in Guwahati a few days back. She recently tested positive for the coronavirus and was undergoing treatment at GNRC.
According to reports, her father also tested positive for COVID-19, and is currently undergoing treatment.
Tinat Atifa Masood, actor turned author-anchor-motivational speaker, condoled Pori’s death. She said, “Another beautiful soul…Gone!
Renowned singer of Assam, Parvin Pori …. A friend and sister! I will miss you! Rest in peace!”
Assam recorded 26 COVID-19 deaths on Friday, the highest in a single day so far, taking the toll to 1,281, while 3,197 new cases pushed the tally to 2,53,123, a bulletin issued by the state National Health Mission (NHM) here said.