The total number of COVID-19 cases in Assam now stands at 199
The total number of COVID-19 cases in Assam now stands at 199|EastMojo image

Assam: 8 more test positive for COVID-19; total tally soars to 199

Another 8 persons found positive for COVID-19 in Assam. While 3 are from Kokrajhar, 2 each from Sivasagar & Dhubri and 1 from Dibrugarh district

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Guwahati: Another eight persons have been found to be positive for COVID-19 in Assam, informed health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

While three are from Kokrajhar, two each are from Sivasagar & Dhubri, respectively, and one from Dibrugarh district. With this, the total number of novel coronavirus cases in the state has soared to 199. While 54 patients have recovered, there are 138 active cases, four have died and three migrated to other states.

Taking to Twitter, Sarma said: "Alert ~ Eight persons found #COVID19 positive - 3 from Kokrajhar; 2 from Sivasagar; 2 from Dhubri; 1 from Dibrugarh.

* Total cases 199

* Recovered 54

* Active cases 138

* Deaths 04

* Migrated 03

Update 6.30 pm / May 21."

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