Assam: 2265 COVID-19 patients discharged on Wednesday


GUWAHATI: The total number of recovered COVID-19 patients in Assam reached 103504 with the discharge of 2265 more patients on Wednesday. While the state has recorded 133066 cases, there are 29163 active cases as of now.

“We have a good number of discharged patients consecutively for the second day. Thank you Doctors,” stated health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Twitter.

On the other hand, 2243 fresh case were recorded in the state on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, 18 patients succumbed to the infection taking the death toll to 396.

Of the new deaths, four were reported from Dibrugarh, three each from Tinsukia and Dhubri and two each from Kamrup Metropolitan and Nalbari districts. The remaining four deaths were registered in Charaideo, Bongaigaon, Sivasagar and Sonitpur districts.

“Very sad and anguished to inform that 18 more COVID19 positive patients have succumbed to the disease……. My condolences to all the families. We stand by you in this hour of grief,” Sarma tweeted.