Guwahati (Assam) , April 3 : Assam’s 16 cases put it at number 18 in terms of number of cases among all states and union territories in India.
Within the country, Maharashtra continues to have the most cases with 335, according to data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
In a bid to control spread of the virus, the Indian government has imposed a country-wide lockdown until April 15. During the lockdown, all are advised to stay inside their home and only go out to get daily essentials.
According to WHO, most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. The organization recommends washing hands frequently and avoiding touching eyes, nose, and mouth to prevent chances of getting infected.
It also advises those who have fever, cough, and difficulty breathing to seek medical care early.