Guwahati, May 17 : A nine-year-old boy has tested positive for COVID 19 in Assam today, taking the state's overall tally to 96. State Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma informed that the boy had returned from Delhi. Dr Sarma wrote on Twitter: 'A 9 year-old boy from Ward No 3 of Jorhat, and who came from Delhi, has tested COVID positive.
He is now in Jorhat Medical College & Hospital." With this Jorhat case, seven new COVID 19 positive cases have been reported in the state in the last 24 hours, with four being from Guwahati. The total COVID 19 positive figure in the state now stands at 96, out of which 41 have recovered so far and two others have died. (UNI)