First Corona Case in Assam Jorhat (Covid 19 in Assam) The first deadly novel coronavirus positive case detected in Assam. A 4.5 years old child tested positive in Jorhat Medical College & Hospital (JMCH) on Saturday night.
Another blood sample of the child has been dispatched to the Regional Health Research Centre in Dibrugarh.
The girl, her sister and her mother came to Jorhat on 19th March. ASHA, ANM, and MPW visited the family on the 20th and brought them to JMCH as the girl exhibited symptoms. A sample was taken and tested and today evening, the result had come.
CoronaVirus is ripping apart the economy and the normal livelihood of millions across the globe. Hugely populous India is beginning to face the brunt of Level 2 and 3 transmissions of the virus in the country.
▪️ 4-and-a-half-year-old tests #COVID19 positive: Assam government
▪️ Tracing all who came into contact with child has started.
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