There has been a sharp spike in Covid-19 cases in the northeast with the region reporting over 2,100 infections until Tuesday. Assam, the most populous of the region’s seven states, has reported the bulk of these cases with its tally of close to 1,500 cases. Of these, over 1300 are those who have returned to the state since May 4. Tripura recorded the highest single-day spike on Monday when 107 people were diagnosed. The other states have also recorded a significant increase in the cases over the last few days.