Guwahati News Desk: A tragic incident took place after five children died due to COVID-19 in the Dibrugarh district.
In the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, children are getting affected by it.
According to the source, recently in Dibrugarh, five children died of COVID-19 out of which three were reported with co-morbidities.
A 11-month-old minor also died at Assam Medical College & Hospital (AMCH) which has put a tense situation in the district.
The 11-month-old infant who died came to the hospital in the worst condition from Tingkong as the minor was immediately admitted to ventilation as after six hours the infants died, as said by the officials.
According to the sources, till date around 60 children were infected with COVID-19 and were admitted to the AMCH.
At least 2,300 children were tested positive for COVID-19 in Assam since April 1 this year, as per sources.
Meanwhile, in Tezpur 11 children of children’s home tested positive for COVID-19 including six staff members on Monday.
The children and the staff members immediately admitted to Tezpur Medical College and Hospital (TMCH) as later the children’s home was declared as containment zones by the administration.
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