Seven more die of COVID-19 in Assam; toll rises to 86

Guwahati, Jul 27 (PTI) Seven more COVID-19 patients died in Assam on Monday, taking the toll to 86, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

The latest fatalities include a 26-year-old woman from Guwahati and a 59-year-old forest official from East Karbi Anglong district, he said.

A 72-year-old doctor from Dibrugarh and another person from Jorhat district also lost their lives due to the infection.

Three people, including a woman, from Tinsukia district also died during the day, the minister said.

The state has so far reported 32,228 cases of COVID-19.

There are 8,106 active cases at present, while 24,040 patients have recovered and three have migrated out of the state, Sarma said. PTI DG SOM IJT

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