A person from Dhubri, who was in contact with a positive patient with Markaz link from same district, tests positive for COVID-19, taking total cases to 29 so far
Guwahati: A fresh case of COVID-19 has been reported from Assam, this time from Dhubri district, taking the state’s tally to 29 so far, informed health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday night.
The latest COVID-19 patient was in contact with the first patient with Markaz linkage from the same district, Sarma added.
Taking to Twitter, Sarma wrote, "Alert ~ A person from Dhubri, who was in contact with the first patient (with Markaz linkage) from the same district, has been confirmed as #COVID19 positive. The total number of #Covid patients in #Assam now stands at 29."
So far, the state has 28 cases related to Tablighi Jamaat congregation in New Delhi, and one case in Guwahati for which the source of infection is yet to be determined.