MANGALDAI: Abdul Mazid (78) of village Shyamtila in Darrang district has become the first COVID-19 victim in the district in the second wave of the pandemic. He tested positive in Tezpur on Tuesday and was on his way back home. He breathed his last on Wednesday. His body was brought to Mangaldai Civil Hospital.
On the other hand, on Wednesday, a total of 35 persons tested positive in the district. With these persons tested positive, the total number of COVID-19 positive in the district has gone up to 203 since January and 148 COVID infected persons are undergoing treatment in hospital.