Markaz returned people to raise positive Covid-19 cases in Assam to 5

GUWAHATI: Four more have been reported in Assam on Wednesday in less than 20 hours after Silchar reported the first case on Tuesday night. Four more people from Assam also tested positive in New Delhi, where they are being treated, Assam's health minister said.

Each of these positive cases had gone to attend the Tablighi Markaz in Nizamuddin, Sarma said.

More about Covid-19


In all, 347 from the state were confirmed to have attended the Nizamuddin congregation. Sarma said so far the health department has been able to identify and locate 230 people. We have collected 196 samples from these people that have been collected and distributed among five laboratories in the state, he said.

The four positive results come from the Guwahati Medical College and Hospital testing center and three of them are from Jagiroad and are 60, 55 and 46 years old respectively. One is from Nalbari, who is a 19 year old boy.

Among the four positive cases now treated in New Delhi, two of them are from the Baksa district and are 72 and 48 years old, while one is from the Barpeta district and is 60 years old and the fourth from the Nagaon district and is 65 years old. .