Five more positive patients have succumbed to COVID19 infections in Assam on Thursday, taking the state’s death toll to 126.

Confirming the news, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in his latest tweet on the state’s COVID19 status informed that the victims are from Karimganj, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, and Kamrup Metro districts.

The COVID19 victims have been identified as 50-year-old Asab Uddin and 70-yar-old Sentulal Saha from Karimganj district; 63-year-old Manuranjan Paul from Dibrugarh district; 77-year-old Ram Surat Gowala from Tinsukia district and 55-year-old Dhiren Kalita from Kamrup Metro district.

The health minister has expressed condolences and prayers at the demise of the COVID19 positive patients.

Assam so far has registered 50,445 COVID19 positive cases.

A total of 35,892 patients have been discharged from various hospitals or Covid Care Centres across Assam after they tested negative.

With the demise of 5 more positive patients, Assam currently has 14,424 active COVID19 patients while 3 positive cases have migrated from the state.

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