Assam reports 2,575 new COVID-19 cases, 37 fresh fatalities


GUWAHATI: Assam’s COVID-19 caseload mounted to 5,36,238on Sunday as 2,575 people tested positive for the infection while 16 fresh fatalities, the National Health Mission bulletin said.

Golaghat district reported the highest number of cases at 268, followed by 217 in Kamrup Metro, 196 in Jorhat, and 172 in Sonitpur.

The current death rate is 0.91 percent and the number of deaths due to other causes is 1,347.

The state now has 19,594 active cases and 5,10,432 people have recovered from the infection.

The new cases were detected out of 1,68,361 tests conducted during the day.