Assam COVID-19 cases rise to 36 as a 16-year-old girl tests positive in Salmara, Bongaigaon district

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Published: April 28,2020 03:20 PM
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April 23, 2020: The number of COVID-19 cases in Assam has raised to 36 a 16-year-old girl from Salmara in Bongaigaon district tested positive on Tuesday.

April 23, 2020: The number of COVID-19 cases in Assam has raised to 36 a 16-year-old girl from Salmara in Bongaigaon district tested positive on Tuesday.



Informing this, State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted, "Alert - a 16-year-old girl from Salmara Bongaingaon, secondary contact of a Markaz attendee, has tested #COVID positive. The number of #COVID19 patients in Assam now stands at 36. However active hospital cases are 8."



The cumulative number of patients in Assam now stands at 36. So far 8 patients have been cured.



Positive cases for COVID-19 have reported so far from Golaghat, Nalbari, Morigaon, Goalpara, Dhubri, South Salmara, Kamrup (Metro), Kamrup, Karimganj, Lakhimpur, Cachar, Hailakandi, Bongaigaon districts.



Of the total 36 cases, one COVID-19 positive patient namely Sri Faizul Haque Barbhuyan died on April 10.


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