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Assam: 4 more COVID-19 cases reported, state tally climbs to 350

With 4 fresh cases reported in Assam, the state tally has gone up to 350 on May 23, 2020. Of the 4 cases, 2 are from Chirang at Tezpur quarantine centre and 2 from Jorhat with travel history to Chennai.

Taking stock of the matter Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted:

With these cases, Assam registered a total of 87 cases on May 23, 2020, alone.

Previous cases: Assam

Earlier on the previous day, 17 more covid19 cases were confirmed. 4 from Chirang, 4 from Tinsukia, 1 from Goalpara, 8 at SMCH – Cachar (3), Hailakandi (3) & Tripura (2).

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On May 22, 2020, the state witnessed a massive spike in positive coronavirus cases with 49 new cases reported. On yesterday evening, 26 people quarantined at Sarusajai Quarantine Centre were tested positive for the virus.

Assam has reported 23 cases on May 21, 2020 taking the total over 200. The state has registered its second 100 cases in just four days while there were just 100 cases on May 17, 2020. Most of the cases have a travel history.

Assam & Northeast

Assam has the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases.

StatesCasesDischarged/CuredDeath
Assam350574
Manipur2620
Mizoram110
Tripura1731480
Meghalaya14121
Arunachal Pradesh110
Sikkim000
Nagaland110
Data based on Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India cases so far

The novel coronavirus has infected a total of 1.32 lakh people and claimed over 3,867 lives as on May 24, 2020, morning, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. There are 73,560 active cases with 54,440 cases discharged and cured.

Among the states, Maharashtra is the first state to cross a thousand deaths. It has recorded 47,190 corona cases with 13,404 cured and 1,577 deaths. The western state is followed by Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Gujarat has corona 13,664 cases with 6,169 cured and 829 deaths. Tamil Nadu has crossed 15,512 cases with 7491 cured and 103 deaths. The National Capital with 12,910 COVID-19 cases has crossed the 10 thousand mark on May 24th, 2020. So far, 6267 have been cured in Delhi with 231 deaths.

India has surpassed China’s official figure of 82,933 confirmed coronavirus cases. India is the 11th most cases in the world. So far, the USA has the highest number of covid19 cases at 1,666,828.

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