COVID-19: 777 New Cases from Guwahati, Assam crosses 11,000 Mark
GUWAHATI: Assam sees highest single day spike ever, with 777 coronavirus positive cases surfacing from Guwahati alone.
1202 new positive cases of COVID-19 were recorded from across the state, including Guwahati City, as per state health Minister's twitter update at 11:55 PM on July 4.
"In the biggest spike ever, Assam on 4th July reported 1202 cases, 777 of these from Guwahati City alone. Time for all of us to be extra vigilant," tweeted the minister.
However later the minister informed that 416 patients have been discharged from various civil, district and model hospitals, bringing the active cases count to 11,001.
With this, total number of coronavirus positive cases in the state of Assam have gone up to 11,001, of which 4,657 are presently active.
6,327 people have been cured and discharged of the virus and the death toll stands at 14.
Kamrup Metro happens to be the worst affected district in the state and is the new COVID-19 hotspot of the region.
Kamrup Metro has been under a 14 day lockdown since 29 June. The Chief Secretary of State had earlier released an order with lockdown relaxations for two days but a new order will replace the previous one in view of the massive spike in number of cases.