Assam registered the biggest single-day jump in coronavirus cases on Tuesday. 6 more persons have tested positive for COVID-19, taking the state’s overall tally to 141.

Of the 6 cases, 3 are from Guwahati, 2 are related to a cancer patient who lost his life at GMCH (wife & daughter). 2 patients are from Karimganj and one from Sarusajai quarantine centre.

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted,”6 new #COVID + cases confirmed. Out of the 3 from Guwahati, 2 are related to a cancer patient who lost his life at GMCH (wife & daughter). 2 patients are from Karimganj and one from Sarusajai quarantine centre. Total patient count goes up to 141.”

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#BREAKING | Assam’s COVID-19 tally reaches 135