Shillong: An eight-month-old infant who travelled around 400 km from Arunachal Pradesh to Meghalaya by means of Assam for treatment passed away within hours of testing favorable for coronavirus, officials stated on Tuesday.
The child young boy was referred to the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) here from Arunachal Pradesh’s Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences for treatment of some disorder, they said.
His parents brought him all the method to Shillong by roadway. They reached the medical facility in the early hours of Monday.
” On their arrival, the swab samples of the baby were gathered and sent for tests. The baby boy tested favorable for COVID-19 and later passed away at night, ” Meghalaya Health Minister AL Hek said.
Both of his parents and their motorist, nevertheless, evaluated unfavorable for the illness, he stated. The child is the 2nd COVID-19 client to pass away in Meghalaya, authorities said.
The very first death in the state was taped on April 15.