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1 tests positive in Jorhat

By Staff Correspondent

JORHAT, March 21 - A four-year-old girl of Pulibor here, who returned from Bihar with her mother and sister on March 19, has tested positive for coronavirus at Jorhat Medical College and Hospital, said Jorhat deputy commissioner Roshni A Korati.

�One positive result in JMCH lab. We have sent the sample to ICMR laboratory in Lahowal for recheck... Result is expected tomorrow afternoon,� Korati said.

Medics visited the family on March 20 and brought them to JMCH as the girl exhibited symptoms. A sample was taken and tested and today evening, she said.

�We have started contact tracing. Everybody is being placed under home isolation, including the medics. The family has been shifted to the JMCH isolation ward,� she added.

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