The total number of COVID-19 cases in Assam rose to 212 as two persons tested positive at Zonal Quarantine Centre at Tezpur University on Friday morning.
In a tweet, state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said, “Two persons at Zonal Quarantine Centre at Tezpur Univ test COVID19 +.”
One patient is from Dhekiajuli and the other from Udalguri, the tweet further added.
?Alert ~ Two persons at Zonal Quarantine Centre at Tezpur Univ test #COVID19 +
1 each from Dhakuakhana & Udalguri
??Total cases 212
??Active cases 151
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) May 22, 2020
The state now has 151 active cases while 54 persons have been discharged from the hospital, three have migrated and 4 have died of it.
A total of 22 people tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, taking the state’s overall tally to 210.