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Assam reports fresh COVID-19 case, tally moves to 36

Assam on April 28 reported a fresh case of COVID-19 taking the total count to 36 in the state.

Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed that the fresh case, that of a 16-year-old girl, was detected from Salmara in Bongaigaon district.

“A 16-year-old girl from Salmara Bongaingaon, secondary contact of a Markaz attendee, has tested #COVID positive. The number of #COVID19 patients in Assam now stands at 36. However active hospital cases are 8,” he informed.

Out of the 36 patients in Assam, one died in Hailakandi district while 27 others recovered from the disease.

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