A 22-year-old man suspected of being infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been admitted at a Sivasagar Civil Hospital on March 16th, 2020.
According to the reports, Sunu Singh had complained of fever and respiratory problems after returning from Chennai where he works. He was immediately admitted at the hospital.
Sunu hails from Dulia Basti at Amguri in Sivasagar district of Assam. The hospital authorities have kept him at an isolation ward, as per reports.
The man returned to Mariani on March 15th, 2020 through the train and fell severely sick after reaching home.
The Assam government has decided to shut all schools, colleges, universities, movie halls, gyms and swimming pools to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.
It has also announced to shut all its tiger reserves, national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and the Assam State Zoo-cum-Botanical Garden till March 29th, 2020 as part of its preparation to stop the spread of coronavirus.
No positive case of disease Covid-19 has been found in Assam till date.