COVID-19

Assam, Manipur and Meghalaya log highest COVID-19 death toll in Northeast India

COVID-19 has claimed 8,033 lives in Assam, the highest death toll among all Northeast states as of Tuesday.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 6 Sept 2022, 10:40 am

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Assam, Manipur and Meghalaya have logged the highest COVID-19 death toll among all states in Northeast India as of Tuesday, as per the Union Health Ministry.

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As of Tuesday, Assam reported a cumulative number of 8,033 COVID-19 deaths, followed by Manipur and Meghalaya with 2148 and 1,619 deaths.

So far, Tripura has reported 938 total deaths, while Nagaland has reported 779 deaths, Mizoram - 722, Sikkim–492 and Arunachal Pradesh–296.

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While the number of single day COVID-19 fatality has dropped to zero in most states, Assam, Meghalaya and Sikkim reported one death each in a span of 24 hours, according to 3.15 pm bulletin of the ministry on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, India’s cumulative death toll reached 5,28,031 with 23 more deaths reported on Tuesday against Monday’s tally of nine.

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