COVID-19 Update: Active Cases Close to 5,000, Total Tally Crosses 13,000 in Assam | GPlus Guwahati News

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COVID-19 Update: Active Cases Close to 5,000, Total Tally Crosses 13,000 in Assam

G Plus News | July 08, 2020 10:18 hrs

GUWAHATI: COVID-19 tally in Assam has gone up to 13,336 with 588 new cases from Guwahati city alone in the last 24 hours. Of these, 4,988 people are currently active and 8,329 people have recovered from the infectious disease so far. 

The death toll from COVID-19 in Assam stands at 16 with 2 more deaths reported yesterday.

814 new positive cases of COVID-19 were recorded from across the state, as per state health Minister's twitter update at 11:40 PM on July 7.

“Alert ~ 814 new #COVID19 cases detected today, 588 from Guwahati City Numbers are not encouraging. Self-control is critical,” tweeted the minister.

Kamrup Metro happens to be the worst affected district in the state and is the new COVID-19 hotspot of the region. The district has been under a 14-day lockdown since 29 June. 

Certain relaxations have been announced in Kamrup Metro for people to be able to procure essentials.

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