COVID-19 Update : Assam Logs 86 New Cases; Active Caseload Stands At 1,607 

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  • NET Web Desk

The northeastern state of Assam has reported 86 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total caseload to 7,26,541. No fresh fatality was recorded in the last 24 hours.

Kamrup (Metropolitan), which comprises of Guwahati, reported the highest number of cases – 49, followed by eight in Cachar and five in Dibrugarh.

The state has thus far recorded 6,642 coronavirus fatalities, while 1,347 patients have died due to other reasons since 2020.

Meanwhile, the number of fresh infections has dipped from 211 on the previous day but only 840 samples were tested as compared to 1,760 during the corresponding period. The positivity rate also reduced to 10.24 per cent from 12.4 per cent on the previous day.

The state currently has 1,607 active cases, up from 1,514 on the previous day. A total of 7,16,943 people have recovered from the disease so far, including 20 in the last 24 hours, with the discharge rate at 98.68 per cent.

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