BARPETA, May 11 - Amidst the COVID-19 threat, a wedding was performed on May 8 at Gomura under Sarthebari Police Station in Barpeta district, which has created panic in the area.
According to information, the wedding ceremony was performed in the village with more than 100 guests. According to reports, among the attendees was a couple from Guwahati, known to be a close relative of a COVID-19 infected person in Guwahati. However, no one from the locality has been tested or quarantined so far.
The number of home quarantined people in Barpeta district has gone up to 223. Of them, 81 completed 14 to 27 days of quarantine period. A total of 2,293 persons have been let off from quarantine following a medical examination on completion of 28 days.
An official said there are 26 quarantined persons at Fakharuddin Ali Ahmed Medical College Hospital and 16 have completed 14-27 days. Four persons from Pathsala were quarantined in the hospital on May 8.