Assam first-ever COVID19 patient along with another positive patient discharged from hospital:
Guwahati, May 6: First-ever COVID19 positive patient of Assam discharged. Assam’s first COVID-19 patient and another patient were discharged from hospitals on Wednesday.
The patients were discharged from Silchar Medical College Hospital and Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital in Guwahati.
Assam’s first COVID-19 positive patient named 52-year-old Jalaluddin – a resident of Karimganj district was tested positive for COVID-19 on March 31 and he was shifted to Silchar Medical College Hospital.
After fighting for more than a month, the 52-year-old patient has tested negative and he was discharged from hospital on Wednesday.
On the other hand, another COVID-19 patient was discharged from Mahendra Mohan Choudhury hospital on Wednesday.
So far, 34 COVID-19 patients were discharged from different hospitals of the state.
Assam Health Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted – “Glad to share that two more #COVID19 patients, Jalaluddin (1st patient) & Motiur Tarapdar, have been discharged from SMCH & MMCH respectively, after three consecutive negative tests. Now the number of active cases in Assam is 9, with a total of 44 positive cases so far.”
Glad to share that two more #COVID19 patients, Jalaluddin (1st patient) & Motiur Tarapdar, have been discharged from SMCH & MMCH respectively, after three consecutive negative tests.
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) May 6, 2020
Assam has now nine active COVID-19 positive cases.