Four new corona positive cases have been confirmed in Assam. 4 of the cases are detected in the Sarusajai Quarantine centre. Two of them belong to West Karbi Anglong and 1 each from both Darrang and Udalguri.
With this case, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has gone up to 203. Of the 203 confirmed cases, 142 are active cases while 54 have been cured or discharged and four have died of the infection in the state so far. Three COVID-19 patients have been migrated.
Recent Spike of Cases in Assam
The state has seen a massive rise in the numbers in recent days. On May 17, there were 100 cases and now on May 21, there 203 cases. In just 4 days, more than 100 cases have been detected in the state. The first case was detected on March 31 in Assam.
Taking stock of the matter, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted:
Assam has the highest number of positives followed by Tripura. Sikkim so far has 0 home cases.
States Cases Discharged/Cured Death Assam 203 54 4 Manipur 25 2 0 Mizoram 1 1 0 Tripura 173 133 0 Meghalaya 14 12 1 Arunachal P 1 1 0 Sikkim 0 0 0 Nagaland 1 1 0
As of 21th May, India has reached 112,000* in terms of corona positives. The country currently has 63,624 active cases with 45,299 cured and discharged. The total number of deaths is 3,435.
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As many as +132 coronavirus deaths were confirmed in India in the last 24 hours. Among the states, Maharashtra is the first state to cross a thousand deaths. It has recorded 39,297 corona cases with 10,318 cured and 1,390 deaths. The western state is followed by Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Gujarat has corona 12537 cases with 5219 cured and 749 deaths. Tamil Nadu has crossed 13,191 cases with 5,882 cured and 87 deaths. The National Capital with 11,088covid19 cases has crossed the 10 thousandmark on18th May. So, far5,192 have been cured in Delhi with 176 deaths.
India has already overtaken China in terms of coronavirus cases and so far it is the country with 11th most cases in the world. So far, the USA has the highest number of covid19 cases at 1,592,723.
The recovery rate has increased to 40% since 26.59% on May 4 when lockdown 3.0 commenced. On april 15 when lockdown 2.0 began, the rate of recovery was 11.42%.
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