Guwahati, May 28 : Assam continued to record an increase in new COVID 19 positive cases with 48 new cases detected so far today, taking the tally to 831. While 15 new cases were detected in the morning, 33 more were reported in the afternoon.
State Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma informed through Twitter regarding the new cases. Among the new cases,19 are from Kamrup (metro), 10 from Nagaon, seven from Cachar, three from Dibrugarh and two each from Karimganj and Hailakandi.
One each has also been confirmed from Lakhimpur, Hojai and Dima Hasao. Identify of two of the new patients is yet to be ascertained, as informed by the minister. The number of active cases now stands at 737, while 87 have recovered and four have died so far. (UNI)