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Assam reports 111 new COVID-19 positive cases, Nagaland registers 9 fresh infections

Assam reports 111 new COVID-19 positive cases, Nagaland registers 9 fresh infections

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 03 Jun 2020, 07:45 pm

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam on Wednesday registered 111 more positive cases for COVID-19 and with the new infections the state's tally has now increased to 1672.

The new cases have been reported from seven districts of the state.

Out of the fresh cases, 66 positive cases for COVID-19 have been reported from Dhubri district while 18 cases reported from Golaghat, 13 from Darrang, five from Karimganj, four from Nagaon, three from Sonitpur and two cases from Lakhimpur district.

Confirming the report, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted:“51 new cases of #COVID19+. 28 Dhubri, 13 Darrang, 5 Karimganj, 3 Sonitpur, 2 Lakhimpur. Total cases 1672.”

On Tuesday, the state registered 76 new cases.

Assam so far reported 1672 cases for the virus and out of them, 337 patients were discharged from hospitals.

The state has now 1328 active cases for the new virus.

On the other hand, Nagaland on Wednesday reported 9 more infections taking the state tally to 58.

Nagaland Health minister S Pangnyu Phom said that nine persons who returned to the state from Chennai recently have tested positive for the contagion.

He tweeted: “Out of 115 samples tested, 9 more returnees from Chennai  tested Covid-19 positive. Positive : 58, Active : 58.”

 

(By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati)


 

Assam reports 111 new COVID-19 positive cases, Nagaland registers 9 fresh infections

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