GUWAHATI: Assam has recorded 2,179 fresh COVID-19 cases out of the 36,225 tests conducted in the state on Tuesday. The positivity rate of the day was 6.01 per cent. With the addition of these new cases, the count has reached 96,771, mentioned health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma in a tweet.
“?Alert ~ 2179 #COVID cases detected today out of 36225 tests done in last 24 hours
Positivity Rate- 6.01%
Kamrup M- 531, Dibrugarh- 152, Cachar- 136, Jorhat- 134, Kamrup R- 122
↗️Total cases 96771
↗️Active cases 21680
10:40 PM, Aug 26,” Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said in a tweet.
On the other hand, 2,148 patients were discharged from hospitals and COVID-19 care centres in Assam after their recovery from the infection.
The health minister further tweeted, “? Discharge Alert 2⃣1⃣4⃣8⃣ patients discharged today.
Feels great to see so many recovered patients meeting their loved ones!
Best wishes to all ?
?Total Discharged Patients: 76,962
?Active Patients: 19,532
10:50 PM/Aug 26
So far, total 76,962 patients have recovered from the disease.
Currently, there are 19,532 active cases in Assam. Meanwhile, death toll in the state reached 274 on Wednesday.