GUWAHATI: Assam reported two more deaths due to COVID-19 on Tuesday, while 94 fresh cases pushed the state’s tally to 2,14,019, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
The death toll rose to 997 and the overall positivity rate stood at 3.88 per cent against total testing of 55,11,434 samples so far.
Since Monday, 102 patients recovered from the disease.
Altogether, 2,09,444 people have been cured thus far.
? 9⃣4⃣ Cases detected out of 19955 tests conducted with positivity rate of 0.47%
Kamrup Metro- 14
? 1⃣0⃣2⃣ patients discharged today
↗️Total cases- 214019
▶️ Recovered- 97.86%
▶️ Active cases- 1.67%
▶️ Deaths- 0.46%
9:10 PM/Dec 08 pic.twitter.com/dQhTk0hVhF
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) December 8, 2020
Assam now has 3,575 active cases, being treated at different hospitals and Covid Care Centres (CCCs), with some in home isolation.
‘Sad to share the demise of two #COVID patients today… Deepest condolences to the bereaved families,’ Sarma said on Twitter.
The deaths were reported from Golaghat and Karbi Anglong districts, he said.
’94 cases detected out of 19,955 tests conducted with positivity rate of 0.47 per cent,’ the minister added. (PTI)