8 more test COVID positive in Barak Valley; 5 from Hailakandi, Karimganj-3
In his latest Facebook post, Silchar MP Rajdeep Roy informed that eight more individuals tested COVID positive in Barak Valley.
Though he uploaded the post around 2:00 PM, he mentioned it is a 10 AM update. His post read, Barak Valley COVID update: New cases: 8 ( all migrants) Karimganj : 3 Hailakandi: Update:10.00 am, 31.05.2020.”
However, the health minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma in his 1:46 PM update did not mention anything about Hailakandi or Cachar cases.
Meanwhile, the Hailakandi district administration has declared some portion of ward no 6 Nutanpara (RadhamoniSchool to PMGSY Road), Hailakandi Town as a containment zone under DDMA act. 9-year-old Anush Debnath from that ward who recently returned from Delhi tested positive earlier today. Apart from Debnath, 23-year-old Anwar Hussain (Pune), 8-year-old Ningthoi Chanu(Pune), 30-year-old Abdul Matlib and 20-year-old Hijab Uddin Laskar tested positive. All of them were placed under institutional quarantine.
8-year-old Ningthoi Chanu was already admitted in Civil Hospital due to medical complications.
The Karimganj list is yet to be ascertained.