Assam records 13th highest COVID-19 cases in India, state tally stands at 27,744

Assam records 13th highest COVID-19 cases in India, state tally stands at 27,744

Data based on Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Data based on Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Assam has registered 13th highest COVID-19 cases among the states in India. It has recorded 27,744 confirmed COVID-19 cases so far, state Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed.

Assam is trailing by Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, West Bengal, Telengana, Rajasthan, Bihar and Haryana.

Figures are below:

StatesTotal COVID-19 cases
Tamil Nadu186492
Andhra Pradesh64713
Uttar Pradesh55588
West Bengal49321

Assam reported 972 new COVID-19 cases on July 22nd, 2020; of which, 354 cases were reported in Kamrup (Metro) alone.

Of the total 27,744 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 8325 are active and 19,350 have been cured and discharged so far while the death toll climbed up to 66.

Two more deaths were reported on July 22nd, 2020. The deceased are Alok Ghosh (54) of Jorhat and Haren Boron (47) of Kamrup (Metro.

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The COVID-19 positivity rate in Assam was 5 percent on July 20th, 2020 and increased to 9.2 percent on July 21st, 2020, the state Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed.

The state crossed 20,000 mark in COVID-19 cases on July 16th, 2020 while crossed the 1000-mark in 60 days. It reported the first case on March 31st, 2020.

Guwahati: Date wise cases (Since July 1)

Breaking down the numbers: Assam (Since July 1)

Assam and the Northeast

Assam has the highest COVID-19 cases in the Northeast India followed by Tripura.

StatesCasesCured/ DischargedActive casesDeath
Arunachal Pradesh9493146323
Data based on ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India COVID-19 cases so far

India recorded the more than 45720 COVID-19 cases and 1129 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to 1238635. The death toll is now 29861, as per data released by the Union Health Ministry. Active cases in India stand at 426167 while 782607 have been cured or discharged so far.

Among the states, Maharashtra is the first state to cross 6 thousand deaths. It has recorded 337607 corona cases with 187769 cured, 12556 deaths, and 137282 active cases. The western state is followed by Delhi and Tamil Nadu. Delhi has corona 126323 cases with 107650 cured, 3719 deaths, and 14954 active cases. Tamil Nadu has 186492 positive cases with 131583 cured, 3144 deaths 51765 active cases. Gujarat with 51399 COVID-19 cases, so far, has 37260 have been cured, 2224 deaths, and 11915 active cases.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Jul 23, 2020