Mangaldai district jail
Mangaldai district jail. Image: Northeast Now

Much to the embarrassment of the district jail authorities in Darrang, as many as 25 inmates of the Mangaldai district jail have tested positive for COVID-19 positive on Saturday.

On the other hand, the district on the day registered another 30 new COVID-19 cases.

With these, the overall figure of COVID positive in the district has gone up to 866.

However, until Friday 219 cases remained active as informed by an official source.

Mayukh Goswami

Mayukh Goswami is Northeast Now Correspondent in Mangaldai. He can be reached at: