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55 inmates of Guwahati jail test positive for coronavirus

Guwahati: As many as 55 inmates lodged in Guwahati Central jail have tested positive for coronavirus, causing concern among the authorities, health officials said on Saturday. A senior officials of the Health and Family Welfare Department said that the authorities of both health and prison departments are inquiring how the jailbirds were infected by the contagious […]

Congress leader Sushmita Dev (File Photo/IANS)

Congress leader Sushmita Dev tests Covid positive in Assam, tally 14,032

Guwahati/Silchar: While former Congress Lok Sabha member Sushmita Dev has tested positive for coronavirus, the Assam government refuted the media reports that Akhil Gogoi, jailed top farmers leader, tested Covid-19 positive. On Thursday, Covid-19 death toll rose to 24 and number of cases jumped to 14,032 in the state. All India Mahila Congress (AIMC) chief […]