Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma supervising the evacuation of Guwahati patients to MMCH Credit: Twitter

Guwahati: On Saturday night, four more persons were found to be COVID-19 positive in Assam, bringing the state’s tally to 95.

Of these fresh cases, two are from Guwahati and one each from Sonitpur and Sivasagar districts. The Sivasagar patient is at Jorhat quarantine centre.

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Informing about this, state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted, “On May 16 NIGHT, 4 more #COVID19 + cases were detected – 2 from Guwahati, 1 each from Sonitpur & Sivasagar, taking total cases to 95; active 50. In view of developing situation, I urge elderly (65+) & children below 10 to strictly stay inside, unless very important.”

Both the patients from Guwahati were shifted to Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH) in an evacuation process in the early hours of Sunday.

Currently, Assam has 95 cases, with 50 are active cases, 41 cured, two deaths and two migrated cases.



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