JAMUGURIHAT: Thuleswar Thapa, a resident of Gosain Chapori under Sootea PS, died of COVID at Tezpur Medical College and Hospital in the early hours of Friday. He was 30. He was admitted to TMCH on May 27 due to some lung-related ailments but later he tested COVID positive.
A marriage ceremony had taken place on May 21 in Thapa's family that played the role of super spreader of the deadly infection in the area. A medical team undertook RAT test for 85 people, out of which 48 tested positive on Saturday. The Biswanath district administration had declared the area as a containment zone and sanitized the area.