Assam’s Covid positivity rate crosses 1 pc again in four days


The positivity rate of new Covid-19 cases in Assam crossed the 1% mark for the second time in four days on Sunday as six new deaths were reported, according to an official bulletin.

A total of 205 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in the state during the day from 19,350 tests carried out, bringing the total number of cases to 6,06,468, according to the bulletin released by the National Health Mission. , Assam.

The daily positivity rate was 1.06% on Sunday, after reaching 1.53% on Thursday. The rate was 0.93% Friday and 0.82% Saturday.

Six deaths were reported during the day, one less than the day before. Two deaths each were recorded in the districts of Barpeta and Dibrugarh, while the metropolitan districts of Kamrup and Kamrup Rural recorded one death each, the NHM bulletin said.

The total number of Covid-19 deaths now stands at 5,950, while the number of coronavirus patients who died from other causes has remained at 1,347.

Of the new cases detected on Sunday, 68 were from Kamrup metropolis and 24 from Jorhat districts.

Up to 245 patients were discharged from the hospital during the day, bringing the number of people cured to 5,97,082 with a cure rate of 98.45%.

The number of active cases in the state currently stands at 2,089.

Meanwhile, 1.97 crore of vaccine doses have been administered in the state so far. The bulletin states that 65 84 511 people received both doses.

(This story was not edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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