Assam reports 720 new COVID cases, 2 deaths

Guwahati: Assam reported 720 fresh COVID-19 infections in the past 24 hours, taking the active caseload in the state to 5,325, the National Health Mission (NHM) said in a bulletin.

With this, the total number of coronavirus cases has gone up to 7,33,212 in the state. 

The daily positivity rate is 10.83 per cent, while 6,651 samples being tested since Thursday.

Assam reported two fresh COVID-19 deaths, with this the death count mounted to 8,010. 

Kamrup Metropolitan district, which primarily comprises Guwahati city, reported 46 new infections, followed by Goalpara (63), Dibrugarh (54) and Baksa (51), the bulletin said.

A total of 4,76,29,657 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the state thus far, the bulletin added.

According to the health bulletin, a total of 7,19,887 people have so far recovered from COVID-19 disease, including 636 recoveries reported in the past 24 hours.

The recovery rate is 98.18 per cent in the state.

Meanwhile, Assam had logged 830 fresh cases and two deaths the previous day.



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