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Assam reports 6 new COVID-19 cases; total 121

Assam on May 19 morning reported 6 new COVID-19 cases taking the total tally of positive cases in the state to 121.

Two new cases were detected each from Jorhat and Golaghat while one case each was reported from Kokrajhar and Nagaon. Among the Jorhat cases, one returned from Darjeeling while the other came from Chennai.

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed that all the patients are in quarantine.

“Six new #COVID19 positive cases confirmed – 2 each from Jorhat and Golaghat and 1 each from Kokrajhar & Nagaon. One Jorhat patient had returned from Chennai, while other came from Darjeeling. All are in quarantine. Total – 121,” the minister tweeted.

Assam now has 74 active cases while 41 others recovered from the disease. With two causalities reported on May 18, the number of death toll in Assam stands at 4, while 2 patients migrated to other states.


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