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Coronavirus in Assam: Morigaon DC, SP, Journalists quarantine after came into contact with COVID-19 patient

Guwahati

The  DC and SP of Morigaon district of Assam were sent to quarantine after they reportedly came into contact with a Coronavirus (COVID-19 ) positive patient. Some journalists, who came in contact with positive cases are also ordered to remain in quarantine facility.

Two fresh positive cases for COVID-19 were reported from Morigaon district on Thursday and many people reportedly came into contact with one among the two COVID-19 positive patients.

After two persons of Lahorighat area in Morigaon district tested positive for COVID-19, the state Health Department has asked the government officials and the journalists to go for quarantine.

According to the reports, the government official duo and few journalists took part in a programme at Bhurbandha Lahorighat area in the central Assam district on March 31 where the COVID-19 positive patient was also present.

A total of 34 positive cases for COVID-19 have been detected in Assam so far and one positive patient from Hailakandi district died last week.

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