Assam COVID-19 cases rise to 42 as a man tests positive in Karimganj

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Published: May 1,2020 01:07 PM
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May 1, 2020: The number of COVID-19 cases in Assam has risen to 42 as a man from Karimganj district tested positive on Thursday.

May 1, 2020: The number of COVID-19 cases in Assam has risen to 42 as a man from Karimganj district tested positive on Thursday.



State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted, "Alert ~ one person from Karimganj, secondary contact of a #NizamuddinMarkaz attendee, has tested positive for #COVID19. Total  #COVID19 patients in Assam now stands at 42. (29 are discharged, 1 death, so active hospital cases 12.)"



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 42 cases, one COVID-19 positive patient namely Sri Faizul Haque Barbhuyan died on April 10.