Man from Assam’s Karimganj district, a secondary contact of Nizamuddin Markaz attendee, tests positive for COVID-19, announces minister Himanta Biswa Sarma
Guwahati: A man from Assam's Karimganj district has tested positive for COVID-19, taking the state's tally to 42 so far. This comes on day after four people from Assam's Bongaigaon district were found to be infected with the deadly coronavirus, announced health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
With this, the total number of positive cases has gone up to 42. Of this, 29 have been discharged and one died. Now, 12 active cases remain in hospitals.
Taking to Twitter, Sarma announced: "Alert ~ One person from Karimganj, secondary contact of a #NizamuddinMarkaz attendee, has tested positive for #COVID19.
Total #COVID19 patients in Assam now stands at 42. (29 are discharged, 1 death, so active hospital cases 12.)
Update at 9.20 pm / April 30."