Three more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Assam on Friday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 56.

Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted, “Alert ~ 3 more persons, who travelled in the bus from Rajasthan in which the Cachar dist #COVID19 + person travelled, have tested positive.

Total #COVID19 patients in Assam 56 (Active cases 21, Discharged 34, Death 1).

The state has witnessed yet another sharp single day rise in COVID-19 positive cases, after as many as 8 people tested positive for the deadly virus on Thursday..