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The total number of COVID-19 cases in Assam rose to 2153 on Friday afternoon after 38 patients tested positive for coronavirus across the state.

In a tweet, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed that of the 38 patients, 13 are from Darrang district, 9 from Dima Hasao district, 7 from Nagaon district, 5 from Sonitpur and two each from Hailakandi and Karimganj districts.

“Alert ~ 38 new cases of #COVID19+ 13 Darrang; 9 Dima Hasao; 7 Nagaon; 5 Sonitpur; 2 Hailakandi; 2 Karimganj,” Sarma tweeted.

 

With these, the total number of active cases in Assam rose to 1687.

So far 4 patients have succumbed to COVID-19 in Assam while 489 patients have been discharged from hospitals.

The state witnessed a rise of 285 cases on Thursday- the highest single-day spike so far.

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