2 more recover from COVID-19 in Assam, total 11 cured

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2 more recover from COVID-19 in Assam, total 11 cured
Guwahati, Apr 18 () Two more COVID-19 patients weredischarged from a hospital on Saturday, taking the totalnumber of persons cured of the disease to 11 in Assam, out of34 people who have tested positive for novel coronavirus inthe state so far, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

The two persons were released from Mahendra MohanChoudhury Hospital here after results of "their foursuccessive tests came as negative", he said.

They will spend the next 14 days under home quarantineas a precautionary measure, the minister.

Apart from the two, Golaghat Civil Hospital haddischarged four, Goalpara Civil Hospital three and SonapurDistrict Hospital two.

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Currently, 22 patients from Assam and another personfrom Nagaland are undergoing treatment in the state.

One person died of the disease in Assam.

Of the total 34 cases reported in Assam, 33 arerelated to the Tablighi Jamaat event at Nizamuddin in NewDelhi.

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Golaghat with nine patients, Morigaon with six andDhubri, Goalpara and Nalbari with four patients each have beenidentified as the five hotspot districts of Assam.

The other districts with positive patients are twofrom Silchar and one each from Kamrup (Metro), Kamrup,Hailakandi, Lakhimpur and South Salmara. DGBDC BDC
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