DOOMDOOMA, July 27 - Four more Covid-19 patient from Tinsukia district died during the last 24 hours. A 53-year-old lady named Baisakhi Roy and a resident of Borpathar of Tinsukia town died at AMCH, Dibrugarh on Sunday. She showed Covid-19 symptoms on July 21 and was admitted in the hospital on July 25.
On the other hand, three more COVID-19 positive patients died on Monday. Among them, one is a 75- year-old lady named Puspa Roy of Durgabari Road of Tinsukia town. Another deceased is a 35-year-old youth Ajoy Mahato of Raja Ali Road of Tinsukia.
The third death case of the day has been reported from Doomdooma, where a 45-year-old lady named Prashanti Mitra who was a resident of GNB Road of Doomdooma town succumbed to COVID-19 infection on Monday morning. She was suffering from fever and cough for the last few days. In the morning today, she found difficulty in breathing and before she could be taken to hospital, breathed her last at her residence. After her death, the Health department people accompanied by police came to her residence and conducted her Rapid Antigen Test in which she was detected COVID-19 positive. According to her family source, she was also a patient of high blood sugar and hypertension. She was the wife of eminent Assamese author and an assistant teacher of Doomdooma Bangiya Vidyalaya Debajit Mitra. Besides her husband, she leaves behind a daughter and father-in-law. Her body was taken to Tinsukia by the Health department people for cremation as per COVID protocols.
The Health department people are preparing the list of people who came into contact of the deceased for swab test at the time of filing this report. According to information, the area of her residence has been declared as a containment zone by the administration.
Meanwhile, a total of 124 new COVID-19 cases have been detected in Tinsukia district since Sunday till the filing this report. Most of these cases are community-level cases. With these 124 cases, the total number of positive cases have spiked to 968 in Tinsukia district, of which 629 patients have been released from hospitals, stated the District COVID -19 bulletin issued by the DIPRO, Tinsukia.