Assam reports 2,391 new COVID-19 cases, 24 fresh fatalities


GUWAHATI: Assam’s COVID-19 caseload mounted to 5,04,723 on Saturday as 2,391 people tested positive for the infection while 24 fresh fatalities, the National Health Mission bulletin said.


Golaghat district reported the highest number of cases at 234, followed by 228 in Kamrup Metro, 206 in Jorhat, and 141 in Sonitpur.

The current death rate is 0.90 percent and the number of deaths due to other causes is 1,347.

The state now has 21,202 active cases and 5,04,723 people have recovered from the infection.

The new cases were detected out of 1,33,308 tests conducted during the day.