Both the deceased and his wife were under institutional quarantine

Guwahati: Assam reported its 6th COVID-19 related death on Wednesday when a 67-year-old cancer patient, who returned from Mumbai, passed away at Tezpur Medical College and Hospital (TMCH).

According to reports, Tezpur residents Kamal Krishna Pal and his wife had returned to the state on May 29 via flight.

Pal was seeking treatment for cancer in Mumbai, when the nation-wide lockdown was announced and the duo got stuck in the city.

Both Pal, and his wife were under institutional quarantine.

Assam reported 2 COVID-19 related deaths this week, the other being a person named Arun Kakati from Karbi ANglong district.

So far, the state has reported 3319 cases of which 2061 are active, 1249 discharged, 6 deaths and 3 migrated to other states.

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