Assam sees highest single-day spike ever of 1202 COVID-19 cases, tally reaches 11001
Published on July 5, 2020 | News Source: Pallavi Kumar
Guwahati, July 5: Assam reported the highest ever single-day spike of 1202 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, said Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
With these new cases, Assam's coronavirus tally has risen to 11001 cases out of which 4241 patients are active cases while 6743 patients have been recovered from the disease. Fourteen people have died from the disease so far.
Atleast 777 cases have been reported from Guwahati city alone on Saturday, Himanta further said.
Himanta also requested the citizens to strictly follow lockdown guidelines and to take the necessary precautions required to fight COVID-19. ' Time for all of us to be extra vigilant, ' Himanta mentioned in a tweet.
Meanwhile, as many as 416 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged from various civil, district and model hospitals in Assam on Saturday.