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Four new Coronavirus positive cases were reported on Wednesday in Assam.

Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said all the four cases found positive are directly linked with the Nizamuddin fiasco.

All the four cases tested positive at the Guwahati Medical College Hospital, the health minister said.

They have been identified as Md. Arsad Ali (19 years) from Nalbari, Md. Hazrat Ali (60 years) from Jagiroad, Md. Nurrudin (55 years) from Jagiroad and Md. Joban Ali (46 years) from Jagiroad.

Addition of the four new Covid-19 positive cases has taken the count to five.

Four more people from Assam, who had been for the religious congregation to Nizamuddin, have also tested positive in New Delhi, Sarma said.

The health minister said, all the four who tested positive in New Delhi, are undergoing treatment there. They have been identified as Naskar Ali (72 years) from Baska district, Faharuddin (48 year) from Baska district, Mustafa Ahmed (60 years) from Barpeta and Mohammad Ali (65 years) from Nagaon.

On Tuesday, one 52-year old man from Badarpur in South Assam’s Karimganj district tested positive for coronavirus.

He has been identified as Jamaluddin from Hassanpur village near Badarpur.

The health minister also said four to five people in Jorhat Medical College Hospital have tested positive for Covid-19 in first screening.

Sarma said they are awaiting for confirmation from National Institute of Virology in Pune.

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