Assam COVID-19 tally doubles in just 10 days


Guwahati:  Assam’s Covid-19 tally crossed the 4,500-mark on Monday, June 15 after 191 new cases were detected. By Tuesday noon, the tally further increased to 4,510. The state’s Covid-19 tally was 2,000 on June 4; it took just 10 days for the figure to double.

This sharp rise has been mostly due to the return of nearly 2.5 lakh people to the state from other parts of the country. The Assam residents started arriving to the state from May 4 when inter-state movement resumed.

Till June 4, the COVID-19 tally in the state was 2,115 with 1649 active cases while 459 patients had recovered and were discharged.

By June 7, the tally in the state spiked to 2,656 with 1970 active cases while 588 patients were discharged from different hospitals in the state.

On June 10, 300 new COVID-19 cases were detected in Assam and it took the state tally to 3050. And on June 13, the state tally touched the 3,500 mark. On that particular day total cases stood at 3,893 in Assam.

The Assam state COVID-19 tally crossed the 4,000 mark on June 14. A total of 4,049 cases were registered in Assam with 2078 active cases and 1960 patients had recovered.

Assam recorded its first Covid-19 case on March 31 and it took nearly two months to reach 1,000 cases on May 29.  It took 48 days to reach 100 cases from the day the first case was detected.