Assam on Friday reported its eighth COVID-19 fatality, which is also the second death of the day.

The patient has been identified as Mantu Ramchiari (50) from Baksa who was admitted at Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) after being tested positive for COVID-19.

Earlier in the morning, a woman infected with COVID-19 died at the Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH) in Assam.

The patient was identified as Mangali Rani Das who had recently returned from Delhi. She was also suffering from cancer.