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Two more test COVID-19 positive in Guwahati

Two more persons were tested COVID-19 positive in Guwahati on May 16.

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed that the two new cases were related to the Fancy Bazaar cases which led to a spike in number of cases in Guwahati in the last few days.

“2 more persons, related to Aloo Godam case, test #COVID19 positive in Guwahati,” the minister tweeted.

Sixteen cases have already been detected from the Fancy Bazaar area in the last few days, with the Kamrup Metro district administration declaring many areas as containment zone.

With this, the number of positive cases in the state went up to 91, of which 41 people recovered, and 46 are active cases. Assam reported two COVID-19 related deaths while two cases migrated to other states.


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