With the demise of four more positive patients due to COVID19 infections in Assam, the state’s death toll has increased to 155 on Tuesday.
Confirming the news, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has expressed his sadness in a tweet on Tuesday: “Deeply saddened with the demise of four #COVID patients.”
Health minister Sarma informed that the COVID19 victims are from Cachar and Dibrugarh districts.
The COVID19 victims have been identified as 65-year-old Sanchita Paul Choudhury, 64-yar-old Swapana Choudhury, and 40-year-old Yahiya Ahmed Barbhuiya, all from Cachar district, and 58-year-old Roma Rai from Dibrugarh district.
The health minister has expressed his condolences and prayers towards the bereaved families of the deceased.
Assam has so far registered 61,737 COVID19 positive cases.
A total of 43,586 patients, who were earlier infected by COVID19, have been discharged from various hospitals or Covid Care Centres across Assam after their recovery.
With the death of 4 more positive patients, Assam currently has 17,993 while 3 positive cases have migrated from the state.
Deeply saddened with the demise of four #COVID patients~ Late Sanchita Paul Choudhury (65), Late Swapana Choudhury (64) and Late Yahiya Ahmed Barbhuiya (40) of Cachar & Late Roma Rai (58) of Dibrugarh.
My condolences and prayers their bereaved families ?
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) August 11, 2020