Mumbai: The state Health Minister, Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma said that fifteen new cases of COVID 19 positive have been reported in Assam this morning.
Of the new cases, 11 are from Kamrup (Metro), three from Dibrugarh and one from Lakhimpur.
Dibrugarh’s Director of Health, Joint Director Dr Naveen Jyoti Gogoi also commented on the increase in cases and said, “the three men who have been found to be infected with COVID-19 in Dibrugarh has been put under quarantine facility at Kusum Hotel and Jirani Lodge.
“The state administration is putting outsiders in a quarantine facility in the state hotels which is helping us to stop the spread of the virus in the state,” Gogoi said.
According to the state health department, out of the total COVID-19 cases in Assam, there are currently 704 active cases.
In addition, 87 have been recovered and three have escaped and four have died due to coronovirus.