Assam has registered three more COVID19 positive cases taking the total to 188.
Confirming the news, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in a tweet at 12.10 am on Thursday said the new cases have been confirmed in the Barpeta Medical College where the samples were tested.
“Alert ~ Three new #COVID19 positive cases confirmed at Barpeta Medical College, where the tests were done,” health minister Sarma tweeted.
With the new cases registered in Assam, the number of active COVID19 cases in the state has increased to 133.
The deadly disease has so far claimed the lives of 4 persons in Assam while 3 cases migrated from the state.
Earlier, a total of 48 COVID19 patients were discharged from various hospitals across the state after their recovery.
“Recovered 48. Active cases 133. Deaths 04. Migrated 03,” added Sarma.
On Wednesday, a total of 7 COVID19 patients were discharged.
The discharged patients included Dr Likhithesh Das from GMCH; 2 from Jorhat Medical College & Hospital; 4 from Silchar Medical College & Hospital.
Alert ~ Three new #COVID19 positive cases confirmed at Barpeta Medical College, where the tests were done.
??Total cases 188
??Active cases 133
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) May 20, 2020