Shocking! 21-day old-infant dies of COVID-19 in Dibrugarh


Guwahati: At a time when the state is witnessing a spike in the number of children infected with COVID-19, a 21-day-old infant succembed to COVID-19 on Sunday at Dibrugarh.

Reportedly, the baby hailed from Chabua and was once admitted to Assam Medical College and Hospital for health remedy.

Then again, the gender of the baby is yet to be revealed.

The Dibrugarh district of Assam has witnessed a rise in the number of children infected with COVID-19 throughout the second one wave of the Covid pandemic.

More than 2,000 children in the 0-18 age group have tested positive for COVID-19 in Dibrugarh district since April 1.

All through the first wave final year, around 1,550 children were infected in the dictrict.

The number of fatalities a number of the covid positive children have also risen in the second one wave with six deaths being recorded at the AMCH since June.

Currently, there are 18 childrens who are undregoing remedy for COVID-19 at AMCH, Dibrugarh. Overall, 94 children in the district have undergone remedy at the hospital for the virus since the outbreak of the first wave of the fatal pandemic.

As of Saturday evening, the district reported 113 new cases of COVID-19 and in the final ten days the active cases in the district is 1173.

The Bodoland/ Assam / India / International


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