GUWAHATI: The number of deaths due to COVID-19 is increasing in the State every day with six more persons succumbed to the virus infection on Friday. Altogether 76 persons have so far died of COVID in the State.
"Six more #COVID patients, Sri Abdul Halim Laskar (75) & Smt Alekjan Bibi (55) from Karimganj; Sri Sarafuddin Ahmed (54) from Nalbari; Smt Parvati Das (85), Sri Prafulla Sharma (60) & Sri Saroj Kr Majumdar (78) from Kamrup Metro succumbed to their infections today," Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted.
Sarma also said in the last one week, three members of the COVID core team namely Pradip Timung, Additional Director of Health, Sourav Senapati, Deputy Secretary of Health and Dr Abhijeet Sarma, GMCH superintendent have been tested positive for COVID-19.
Appealing to the people to take all pre-cautions Sarma said Guwahati is passing through a very critical phase of the virus infection and only maximum caution could make people safe from COVID-19.
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