Guwahati: A nine day old baby girl from Hailakandi has become the youngest person in state to have contracted Covid-19 on Friday. As per reports, the baby girl along with her mother has been admitted to the Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH) for treatment.
She was born to Nazma Sultana of Bakrihower area of the district. “The test result of the mother, however, turned out to be negative,” the officials added.
The child was born at home, the officials added.
It may be mentioned here that an 18 day old baby boy on July 23 had tested Covid-19 positive in the district, making him the youngest patient of the state then.