DIBRUGARH, May 4 - In a relief to a section of reporters here, all 31 print and electronic media reporters who underwent COVID-19 test here yesterday have tested negative.
Dr Naba Jyoti Gogoi, Joint Director of Health told newsmen that the results of all mediapersons are negative. �It is good news for all of us that all the COVID-19 tests undertaken here yesterday have come out negative. People were in a panicky situation as four cancer patients had come from Mumbai (one of the highly COVID-19 affected cities in the country). The results of the four cancer patients who have been kept in quarantine in Tinsukia as also all the mediapersons who underwent the test yesterday have been found negative,� informed Dr Gogoi.
It needs to be mentioned here that the COVID-19 test were conducted on a few mediapersons working in the field as per the directive of the State government after 53 journalists in Mumbai tested positive for novel coronavirus recently.