North East reports second positive case of the novel coronavirus


Another COVID-19 case has come to light from North East after the one detected in Manipur.

A 50-year-old man who hails from Mizoram was tested positive of coronavirus today, ie March 25th.

According to reports, the sample of the infected person was tested in Gauhati Medical College & Hospital which later came out to be positive.

The news has been confirmed by the     Principal Secretary of Assam Health Department, Samir Sinha along with Mizoram authorities.

Reportedly, the person had a travel history to Istanbul,Qatar, Amsterdam and Doha though official confirmation is awaited.

Notably, this is the second confirmed case in the NE region of India after a 23-year-old girl from West Imphal, who had travel history to UK, tested positive of the novel coronavirus in Manipur.


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