Guwahati/Jorhat: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma confirmed that there is no Covid-19 positive case in Assam so far. The four and a half year old girl who was suspected of novel Coronavirus has been found negative.
The confirmation was made after the patient’s sample was sent to ICMR lab in Dibrugarh’s Lahowal on Saturday night from JMCH for re-test.
Mentioning the same, Minister Sarma tweeted, “The four year old child who was suspected of Covid-19 and tested in Jorhat Medical College and RMRC, Dibrugarh has been found NEGATIVE. There is no COVID-19 positive case in Assam so far.”
Earlier, few news channels had carried this news where a four year toddler arriving from Bihar’s Begusarai with her family in Assam was tested positive for Coronavirus. The news piece had sent a ripple of anxiety among the people.