Breaking: 1,560 fresh COVID-19 cases in Assam


GUWAHATI: Assam has recorded 1,560 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday. Total 23,40 tests were conducted in the state in 24 hours. The positivity rate stands at 6.55 per cent.

With the addition of new cases, the total number reached 89,468.

On the other hand, seven persons succumbed to the COVID-19 infection on Saturday.

Assam health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted, “Alert ~ 1560 #COVID cases detected today out of 23040 tests done in last 24 hours

Positivity Rate- 6.77%

 Kamrup (M)- 352; Jorhat- 137; Kamrup R- 104

Total cases 89468

Recovered 65596

Active cases 23635

Deaths 234 9:30 PM, Aug 22”

On the other hand, 2,045 patients were discharged on Saturday after their recovery from the infection.