Fresh COVID-19 positive case in Assam takes state tally to 27:

Guwahati: Fresh positive case for COVID-19 has been detected in Assam, taking the state tally of COVID-19 positive patients to 27.

The new COVID-19 positive case has been reported from Dhubri district.

According to the state health department, the fresh case is also linked with the Nizamuddin Markaz event.

26 cases out of 27 positive cases for COVID-19 have linked with the Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin Markaz.

Confirming the report, Assam Health Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted – “One more #Covid_19 positive case from Dhubri District has been confirmed, taking the total number in Assam to 27. This patient is related to the #NizamuddinMarkaz event in Delhi.”

According to the reports, nine cases have been reported from Golaghat district, four each from Nalbari and Morigaon districts, three from Goalpara district and one each from South, Kamrup (Metro), Kamrup, Karimganj, Lakhimpur, Cachar and Dhubri district.