Second wave of COVID-19 seems to have hit Assam. 

There has been a massive spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in Assam. 

As many as 195 new cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Assam on Wednesday (April 7). 

Of these fresh 195 cases, 104 are from Guwahati only.

With this the number of active COVID-19 cases in Assam has shot up to 847. 

There has been a gradual rise in COVID-19 cases in Assam. 

A total of 615 COVID-19 cases have been detected in Assam since April 1. 

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Health officials in Assam fear that COVID-19 cases in the State may rise further if COVID-19 protocols are not followed sincerely. 

Notably, during the course of Assam Assembly elections, COVID-19 protocols and other social distancing norms were violated rampantly. 

Meanwhile, the health officials in Assam are of the view that the sudden rapid surge in COVID-19 cases is witnessed because the infection might have been imported from other States. 

Health officials are of the view that there is a need to increase the number of testing in Assam. 

On Tuesday (April 6), 92 fresh cases of COVID-19 were detected in Assam. 

A total of 70 COVID-19 cases were detected in Assam on Monday (April 5). 

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69 cases were detected on Sunday (April 4). 

On Saturday (April 3) Assam logged 68 cases. 

On April 2, 63 cases were detected in Assam. 

58 cases were detected on April 1. 

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