BREAKING | Another death due to COVID-19 in Assam, death toll now stands at 21

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Published: July 8,2020 12:16 PM
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July 08, 2020: The death toll due to COVID-19 in Assam has risen to 21 as another person passed away at TMCH on Wednesday.

July 08, 2020: The death toll due to COVID-19 in Assam has risen to 21 as another person passed away at TMCH on Wednesday. 



The deceased has been identified as Jitendra Prasad (30) from Majbat, Udalguri who was admitted on July 7 at the hospital.



Informing this Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted,” Condolences.



Sad to inform that Jitendra Prasad (30) from Majbat, Udalguri admitted on July 7 at Tezpur Medical College, with features of Septicaemia in shock with history of herbal medication, became victim of #COVID19.



So sad to see young lives being lost!”





Earlier on Wednesday four persons passed away at GMCH. 



The deceased identified as Sri Safikul Rahman (60) of Hidayatpur, Guwahati; Sri Romoni Mazumdar (60) of Patacharkuchi, Barpeta; Sri Utpal Kumar Chaliha (75) of Kahilipara, Dispur and Sri hari Prasad Mandal (68) of Lal Ganesh, Guwahati  who were admitted in GMCH COVID ICU. They succumbed to their critical infections on Wednesday morning betweeb 2 AM to 5 AM. They were all on invasive ventilation, had severe pneumonia, urosepsis and septic shock.



It may be added that total COVID-19 cases now stand at 13336 in Assam out of which 8329 have recovered and 3 have migrated.