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.
?Alert ~ 38 new cases of #COVID19+
13 Darrang; 9 Dima Hasao; 7 Nagaon; 5 Sonitpur; 2 Hailakandi; 2 Karimganj
??Total cases 2153
??Active cases 1687
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) June 5, 2020
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.