The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases is inching towards the 6000-mark in Lakhimpur district in Assam.
According to Lakhimpur health department, the district has reported a total of 5753 COVID-19 cases till Monday with 61 new cases.
The report also states that the 4477 persons have been recovered from the disease while the district still has 674 active cases, undergoing treatment in various hospitals.
Three deaths have also been reported in the district so far.
Meanwhile, the Lakhimpur district health department has launched a massive awareness drive against the pandemic by distributing informative booklets, handbills, face masks and carrying out awareness poster campaigns across the district with the help of health workers.