DIGBOI: Santana Das, wife of Gurudev Das of Digboi Muliabari area in Tinsukia district has been tested COVID positive. The detection of COVID-19 in a 42-year-old woman with no travel history has baffled the local residents and the administration as well. "She had been complaining of cold and fever for the past few days and has been visiting the AOD hospital for treatment when finally she was declared COVID-19 positive," said a family member of the patient. She has been shifted to AMCH Dibrugarh for treatment.
Meanwhile, Tinsukia Deputy Commissioner through a circular confirming the detection of the positive case and has declared the area near Gauri Automobiles as a Containment Zone.
"All statutory and other direction regarding the maintenance of social distancing would be enforced strictly in the sealed area," further cautioned the government order issued by Deputy Commissioner.
It is pertinent to add here that a section of shopkeepers and owners of commercial establishments in Margherita sub-division have been reportedly violating the government guidelines and safety measures during the course of their business transactions. Particularly in Digboi, there has been an increasing trend of lockdown violations.