Assam’s Chirang district registered its first COVID-19 related death on Monday.
A 51-year-old man from the district died at Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College and Hospital (FAAMCH) in Barpeta.
Officials of district Health department said Pramod Narzary, a resident of No.1 Tukrajhar under Runikhata Police Station was earlier admitted to Kajalgaon Jwhwlao Swmbla Basumatary Civil Hospital on July 2.
But after deterioration of his condition, he was shifted to FAAMCH, Barpeta on Monday.
He died at around 5.30 pm on the same day.
He was also suffering from diabetes.
Till Monday evening, Chirang has recorded a total of 280 COVID-19 cases of which 89 are active as 191 people have recovered from the disease.