Tezpur, Dec 12: A sensation prevails among the people in Sonitpur District after a resident of Balipara area under Chardwar Police station in Sonitpur District tested Covid positive after nine days of his reaching home from abroad.
The 36 years old youth who was in a job in the Middle East Country Qatar for a long time came back to his native land India and after landing at Mumbai airport (Chattrapati Shivaji International airport) and then Delhi airport, reached his Balipara residence on December 4 last. DC, Sonitpur, Bhupesh Chandra Das told that since the person reached home he was in home quarantine and in between he was tested negative in Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) which was followed by RTPCR Test in which he was tested positive and under the initiative of Balipara PHC admitted at TMCH near here on Saturday evening. Bhupesh Chandra Das also said that the patient has been under observation and his sample is sent to genome sequencing to be confirmed if he is infected with OMICRON, the new variant of Covid-19.
Meanwhile, in a tweet, state Health Minister Keshab Mahanta also said that the person is RTPC positive for Covid-19 and his sample is sent to genome sequencing. "Till the results arrive for the same, it is a sincere request to all concerned not to spread the matter as an OMICRON case."