Two lab technicians test COVID-19 positive at Golaghat


GUWAHATI: Two laboratory technicians have tested positive for COVID-19 in upper Assam’s Golaghat district. The lab technicians who were engaged in mobile medical unit for COVID-19 tests were found positive on Monday.

Reportedly, they also worked at Golaghat Nursing Home, a private hospital in Golaghat town. District administration has sealed the nursing home as a precautionary measure. Authorities informed News Live swabs of the hospital staff, patients and their attendants would be collected for COVID-19 tests.

“We will take action against those persons who are violating quarantine rules. Deputy commissioner (DC) has already ordered an investigation,” said an official.