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Assam Congress president Ripun Bora, his wife sent to quarantine

The Assam Congress President Ripun Bora has been sent to quarantine along with his wife. As per information, both of them had returned from Delhi by train and went to Sarusajai directly for screening on May 21, 2020, night.

Later, the Assam Congress president and his wife were sent to Hotel Radisson Blu for quarantine.

It may be mentioned that the confirmed coronavirus cases in the state has gone up to 214 with the four new cases reported today. Two patients are from Sivasagar district while one each from Dhakuakhana and Udalguri district in Assam.

Also read: Assam: With four fresh cases, state COVID-19 count climbs to 214

Of the total 214 confirmed cases, 153 are active while 54 have been cured or discharged so far in the state. The SARS-CoV-2 virus has claimed four lives in the state while three patients have been migrated.

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.

In India

The novel coronavirus has infected a total of 1,18,447 people and claimed 3,583 lives as on May 22, 2020, morning, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Also read: Assam: With 100 positives in 4 days, tally rise to 203 cases

Among the states, Maharashtra is the first state to cross a thousand deaths. It has recorded 41,642 corona cases with 11,726 cured and 1454 deaths. The western state is followed by Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Gujarat has corona 12,905 cases with 5488 cured and 773 deaths. Tamil Nadu has crossed 13,967 cases with 6282 cured and 94 deaths. The National Capital with 11,659  COVID-19 cases has crossed the 10 thousand mark on May 18th, 2020. So far, 5567 have been cured in Delhi with 194 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 1,592,723.

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