Assam's COVID-19 Tally Crosses Two Lakh-mark With 672 Fresh Cases
Guwahati, Oct 17: The COVID-19 tally in Assam crossed the two lakh-mark on Saturday with 672 new cases, while 12 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 865, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. The fresh infections have increased the northeastern state's caseload to 2,00,391.
Of the new fatalities, three were reported from Jorhat, two from Golaghat and one each from Sivasagar, Kamrup Rural, Kamrup Metropolitan, Karbi Anglong, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh and Chirang, Sarma said. 'Very sad and anguished to inform that 12 more COVID positive patients have succumbed to the disease… My condolences to the family.