Assam’s COVID-19 count crosses 90 thousand mark


GUWAHATI: Assam has registered 1,272 fresh COVID-19 cases out of the 18,435 tests done on Sunday. The positivity rate of the day is 6.89 per cent. With the addition of the new cases, the total count of the state reached 90,740.

Assam health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted, “1272 #COVID cases detected today out of 18435 tests done in last 24 hours Positivity Rate- 6.89% Kamrup M- 280; Cachar- 134

Total cases 90740

Recovered 67641

Active cases 22854

Deaths 242 10 PM, Aug 23”

On the other hand, 8 more deaths were reported in Assam on Sunday. The death count now stands at 242.