The COVID-19 cases in Assam crossed 5,000 mark after 102 fresh positive cases in the state reported on Friday night.
Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the state has reported 102 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of infections in Assam to 5,006.
?Alert ~ 102 new #COVID19+ cases detected.
Numbers in the graphic tell the story of tireless work of our doctors and paramedic staff. Over 61% of the total patients are back home. The remaining shall soon go back. Our testing continues.
11:55 PM/June 19/ Day's Total 102 pic.twitter.com/dvZGYm55Sm
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) June 19, 2020
Of the total 5,006 COVID-19 cases, 1,928 are active, nine patients have died and three others have migrated to other states, Sarma said.
The number of cases in the state has recorded a steep increase since the inter-state movement began on May 4.
A total of 3,066 Covid-19 patients of the state have been discharged from the hospitals.