The latest patient is a secondary contact of a Nizamuddin Markaz attendee, announced Assam health minister Himanta Biswar Sarma

Guwahati: A 16-year-old girl from Salmara in Bongaigaon district of Assam has tested positive for COVID-19, taking the total number of cases in the state to 36. The patient is a secondary contact of a Nizamuddin Markaz attendee, announced Assam health minister Himanta Biswar Sarma on Tuesday.

Taking to Twitter, Sarma said: “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.

Update at 12:20 pm / April 28.”


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