GUWAHATI: The COVID19 patient from southern Assam’s Hailakandi district died at 1.55 AM on Friday. The person named Faijul Haque Barbhuyan breathed his last at Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH).This is the first COVID19 related deadth in the state.
With utmost Grief and sorrow,I would like to inform that Sri Faijul Haque Barbhyan,(65)Hailakandi District has expired few minutes back in SMCH due to complication of COVID19 https://t.co/MoRWPP4Bml deep condolences and prayers for the bereaved family
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) April 9, 2020
Besides COVID19, Faijul was also suffering from Pneumonia. He was admitted to Silchar Medical College and Hospital onTuesday. The 65-year old man also returned from Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi. His last rites will be performed according to the protocol of COVID19.