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Assam: With 18 new COVID-19 cases, state tally rises to 704

Assam has reported 18 new COVID-19 cases taking the total to 704 on May 27, 2020. The patients include an air traveler, who had travelled from Ahmedabad to Guwahati, of Kamrup (Metro) while 14 from Golaghat, two from Karbi Anglong, and one from Lakhimpur.

Informing this Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted:

Of 704 cases, 62 have been cured or discharged, 635 are active while four died due to the infection and three patients were migrated in Assam.

Earlier the day, the state reported 16 new positive COVID-19 cases. Of the 16 confirmed cases, 6 from Hojai, 6 from Golaghat, 2 from Darrang and 1 each from Kamrup Metro and Kamrup.

It may be mentioned that 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.

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Assam has the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases.

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Data based on Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India cases so far

The novel coronavirus has infected over 1.51 lakh people and claimed over 4,000 lives as on May 27, 2020, morning, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. There are 83,004 active cases with 64,426 cases discharged and cured.

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Among the states, Maharashtra is the first state to cross a thousand deaths. It has recorded 54758 corona cases with 16954 cured and 1792 deaths. The western state is followed by Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Gujarat has corona 14821 cases with 7139 cured and 915 deaths. Tamil Nadu has registered 17728 cases with 9342 cured and 127 deaths. The National Capital with 14465 COVID-19 cases has crossed the 10 thousand mark on May 25th, 2020. So far, 7223 have been cured in Delhi with 288 deaths.

India has surpassed China’s official figure of 82,993 confirmed coronavirus cases. India is the 10th most cases in the world. So far, the USA has the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 1.7 m.

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