Eastern Assam’s Sivasagar district registered its first COVID-19 related death on Thursday.
The deceased has been identified as Taznur Ali who hailed from Gaurisagar.
He was 82 years old at the time of his demise.
The patient was under home quarantine after he was detected COVID-19 positive.
On Wednesday, when his health condition deteriorated, he was admitted to the COVID care centre at the Sivasagar civil hospital.
He breathed his last early Thursday morning in the hospital.
Notably, he was suffering from various old-age related problems.