Guwahati: Another 81 persons tested positive for COVID-19 aka coronavirus in Assam on Saturday. With this, the total number of COVID-19 positive cases has gone up to 2,324 in the state.
The latest cases include 40 from Hojai, nine from Dhemaji, seven from Barpeta, seven from Nagaon, four from Biswanath, four from Airport, three from Sonitpur, two from Karbi Anglong, two from Tinsukia, and one each from Morigaon, Dibrugarh and Lakhimpur.
Announcing the new cases on Twitter, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said: “Alert ~ 81 new cases of #COVID19+
40 Hojai, 9 Dhemaji, 7 Barpeta, 7 Nagaon, 4 Biswanath, 4 Airport, 3 Sonitpur, 2 K Anglong, 2 Tinsukia, 1 Morigaon, 1 D’garh, 1 Lkhmpur
* Total cases 2324
* Recovered 509
* Active cases 1808
* Deaths 04
Update 11:35 PM /June 6/Day’s total 81.”
Assam has reported 2,324 COVID-19 cases so far. Of this, while 509 patients have been discharged, four died and three migrated to other states. Currently, there are 1,808 active cases.