Bongaigaon will be under covid red zone for its growing toll of COVID19 actives. Including Goalpara, Morigaon, Golaghat, Nalbari, Dhubri, the recent Bongaigaon will be the 6th red zone for COVID19 in Assam.
Assam Finance and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has announced that the Bongaigaon district will be declared a red-zone after 4 from the district tested ‘positive for the COVID-19, taking the tally of cases to 5.
Surprisingly, none of the patients have any contact history with COVID patients, nor are they attendees of the Tablighi Jamaat gathering. The patients have been recognized as Anupam Thakuria of Chaparakata, Dipak Mallik of Abhayapuri Amguri second part, Babita Basfor of Swahid Bedi, and Neena Mallik of Railway Colony.
Sarma said that the containment zone with a radius of 3 kms will be declared in the localities where the cases were found. Further, he announced that the entire district will be declared as a ‘red zone’ due to the rising number of cases.