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Assam: 6 new positive cases, state tally rises to 141

6 new corona positive cases have been found in the state of Assam. Out of the 3 cases from Guwahati, 2 are related to a cancer patient who lost his life at GMCH. The cases are both wife and daughter of the cancer patient. The other cases are from Karimganj and one is from the Sarusajai quarantine centre.

The total patient count has gone up to 141 so far with 41 discharged. There are active cases with 4 deaths and 2 migrated cases.

Taking stock of the matter, Assam’s Health Minister Himanta Biswa tweeted

In Northeast India

Tripura has the highest number of positives followed by Assam. Sikkim so far has 0 home cases.

StatesCasesDischarged/CuredDeath
Assam141414
Manipur920
Mizoram110
Tripura169850
Meghalaya13131
Arunachal P110
Sikkim000
Nagaland110
data based on Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Also read: Manipur: 2 more corona positive cases, state total rises to 9

Corona in Assam

Earlier, a total of 14 more persons have been tested positive for the COVID-19 taking the total to 135 in Assam. Of the 14 cases, seven are from Kamrup district, one from Nagaon and two each from Hojai, Biswanath, and Nalbari district.

In India

As many as +131 coronavirus deaths were confirmed in India in the last 24 hours. Among the states, Maharashtra is the first state to cross a thousand deaths. It has recorded 35,058 corona cases with 8,437 cured and 1,249 deaths. The western state is followed by Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Gujarat has corona 11,745 cases with 4,804 cured and 694 deaths. Tamil Nadu has crossed 11,760 cases with 4,406 cured and 81 deaths. The National Capital with 10,054 covid19 cases has crossed the 10 thousand mark on18th May. So, far4485 have been cured in Delhi with 168 deaths.

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