Guwahati records 458 cases on UNLOCK Day 1

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Published: August 18,2020 07:58 AM
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August 18, 2020: A total of 458 fresh Covid-19 cases were recorded in Guwahati on Monday, the first day of UNLOCK3.0. The state recorded nearly 2800 cases during the day besides 8 deaths.

August 18, 2020: A total of 458 fresh Covid-19 cases were recorded in Guwahati on Monday, the first day of UNLOCK3.0. The state recorded nearly 2800 cases during the day besides 8 deaths.





Altogether 2792 Covid-19 cases were detected on Monday out of 49,510 tests conducted. Of these fresh cases, 458 are from Kamrup (M), 227 from Cachar, 225 from Dibrugarh and 195 from Kamrup (R). The state's positivity rate remained at 5.63%.





Health minister Himanta Biswa Sharma informed the demise of 8 COVID patients- Priyabrata Acharjee (64) from Tinsukia; Upen Deka (60) from Darrang; Banwari Lal Todi (69) from Dibrugarh; Jibon Roy (45) and Mozibur Islam Hazari (57) from Cachar; Matiur Rahman (65) from Golaghat; Junah Chetry (24) from Udalguri and Suren Mahanta (78) from Kamrup Rural.





A total of 1519 patients were discharged on Monday leaving the total at 79,667 including 22,733 active patients.