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.