Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma clarifies on fake news

Guwahati: Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday afternoon rubbished a report that was published in a local daily newspaper saying that no COVID-19 patient has died at Gauhati Medical College & Hospital in Guwahati.

Taking to Twitter, Sarma said: “#FAKENEWS Alert! NO #Covid_19 PATIENT HAS DIED in Gauhati Medical College & Hospital (GMCH), as reported in a local daily newspaper.”


He also requested that “in these trying times when tensions are running high, media should refrain from reporting, without doubly verifying facts”.

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