GUWAHATI: Assam reported 146 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, taking the tally to 2,14,165, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
A 60-year-old man from Dibrugarh who was undergoing treatment for COVID-19 died, following which the toll rose to 998, he said.
There are 3,516 active cases in the state at present.
? 1⃣4⃣0⃣ Cases detected out of 22649 tests conducted with positivity rate of 0.62%
Kamrup Metro- 45
? 1⃣6⃣5⃣ patients discharged today
↗️Total cases- 214305
▶️ Recovered- 97.89%
▶️ Active cases- 1.64%
▶️ Deaths- 0.46%
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— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) December 10, 2020
Total 165 COVID-19 patients recovered and were discharged during the day. In all, 2,09,787 patients have recovered.
The state has tested total 55,40,330 samples for COVID-19, including 22,649 on Thursday. PTI