Four new Coronavirus ( Covid- 19 ) positive cases were reported on Wednesday in Assam, confirmed Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. All these four persons who have been found covid-19 positive are linked with the Nizamuddin case, minister said.
Among these four cases, 3 are from Jagiroad and oe from Nalbari. All the four cases tested positive at the Guwahati Medical College Hospital, the health minister said.
With this four cases the Covid-19 cases rose to 5 in Assam. On Tuesday, one 52-year old man from Badarpur in South Assam’s Karimganj district tested positive for coronavirus. He also got infected at the Markaz where he stayed for a number of days, the minister said.
Sarma said all five of them who tested positive in Assam had hidden their medical complications and did not volunteer for tests. “The team on the ground reached out to them after Central Government shared the list and then we collected samples. Following the test we found that they are positive,” said Sarma.