Coronavirus Scare: 4-yr-old girl tested negative in Assam
GUWAHATI | MARCH 22, 2020:
In Assam, a four-year-old, who was tested positive for coronavirus at Jorhat Medical College Centre (JMCH) in Assam's Jorhat district on Saturday, was declared negative by the Regional Viral Research & Diagnostic Laboratory of the ICMR-RMRC in Lahoal, Dibrugarh on Sunday.
On Saturday evening, the child had tested positive after a test done at Jorhat Medical College and Hospital (JMCH) by the officials. She had come to Assam by train with her mother and sister and reached Jorhat on March 18 from Bihar.
The child was running a high fever and so to double-check the results, the girl's samples were sent to the Indian Council of Medical Research's (ICMR's) Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) at Lahowal in Dibrugarh district.