Assam has reported 56 new COVID-19 cases taking the total to 1272 on May 31st, 2020. Out of the 56 new patients, 18 are from Lakhimpur, 12 from Barpeta, 7 from Udalguri, 5 from Baksa, 5 from Dhubri, 3 from Kamrup, 2 from Dhemaji, 2 at Airport, 1 from Nalbari while one is yet to be ascertained.
Informing this Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted:
Of the 1272 cases, 185 have been cured or discharged, 1102 are active while four died due to the infection and three patients were migrated in Assam.
Assam has crossed 1000-mark in 60 days. It reported the first case on March 31st, 2020. First 100 were reported on May 17th, 2020.
With this, the state reported 159 positive cases on May 30th, 2020 while 174 cases on May 29th, which was the single-day highest, 97 cases on May 28th and 92 cases on May 27th. The state registered 116 cases on May 26th, 2020 while on May 25th, 2020, the state recorded 147 cases. On May 24th, 2020, Assam registered 46 COVID-19 cases while on May 23rd, 2020, the state registered 67 cases while 49 cases were reported on May 22nd, 2020.
COVID-19 in Assam & Northeast
The COVID-19 has infected a total of 1216 people and claimed four lives in Assam. Of 1216 confirmed cases, 1046 are active cases and 163 have been cured or discharged while three patients were migrated.
Assam is followed by Tripura with 261 cases and Nagaland 43 cases.
Data based on Ministry of Health and family Welfare
India cases so far
The novel coronavirus has infected over 1.82 lakh people and claimed over 5164 lives as on May 31, 2020, morning, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. There are 89995 active cases with 86984 cases discharged and cured.
Among the states, Maharashtra is the first state to cross 2 thousand deaths. It has recorded 65168 corona cases with 28081 cured and 2197 deaths. The western state is followed by Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Gujarat has corona 16343 cases with 9230 cured and 1007 deaths. Tamil Nadu has registered 21184 cases with 12000 cured and 160 deaths. The National Capital with 18549 COVID-19 cases has crossed the 10 thousand mark on May 25th, 2020. So far, 8075 have been cured in Delhi with 416 deaths.
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