MORIGAON, May 31 - Altogether, 11 persons were declared Covid-19 positive in Morigaon district today following receipt of their sample test results, informed Dr Arun Nath, incharge of the surveillance team constituted for anti-coronavirus operations in Morigaon district.
Dr Nath said that as many as 10 persons who were in Bualguri, Lahorighat quarantine centre were found to be COVID-19 positive, while a girl child quarantined at Jawahar Navoday Vidyalaya was also found to be coronavirus positive.
All of them were rushed to the isolation centre based at Morigaon Civil Hospital today, Dr Nath added.
Meanwhile, 13 coronavirus positive persons were admitted to the Morigaon Civil Hospital during the last three days. In Jagiroad HPC, which is a Covid-19 hospital, there are 21 virus-positive persons.
As such, a total of 45 coronavirus positive persons exist in Morigaon district till the time of filing this report.
Dr Nath further informed that all the virus-positive people are returnees who were serving as labourers in states like Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerela etc. There is no community infection of COVID-19 in Morigaon district so far, added Dr Nath.