Guwahati: Four more Covid-19 patients succumbed to the infection in the state taking the toll to 109.
Assam state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed via a tweet about the death of the four patients.
Through his Twitter handle, Himanta Biswa Sarma said, “Always painful to lose your own. Sad at 4 lives lost today due to #COVID19 – Late Subrata Patra (45, Kamrup M); Late Haren Mahanta (65, Sivasagar); Late Sukendra Kumar Tanti (53, Tinsukia); Late Madan Dutta (80, Dibrugarh). My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families”.
It may be mentioned that there has been a spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in the state in the past few days with the state health minister fearing the numbers might touch 65,000 by August 15.
At present, the number of Covid-19 cases in the state has already crossed 40,000 with more than 11,000 cases still active.