Covid Alert: Assam logs record 8,339 cases in a single day spike


Guwahati: Assam’s COVID tally has taken a massive spike with more than 8000 cases being reported. In the latest numbers, a total of 8,339 fresh COVID cases have been reported from the state.

Out of these fresh cases, 1,929 cases have been reported from Kamrup Metropolitan district. With these fresh cases, Assam’s COVID positivity rate now stands at 12.89 percent. The fresh COVID cases have taken the state’s active caseload to a total of 35,161.

What is more concerning is that the number of COVID-related deaths has also been increasing in the state. To be more precise, Assam reported 15 fresh COVID-related deaths.

On the other hand, a total of 2,723 COVID patients were discharged in the last 24 hours after attaining full recovery. This results in a recovery rate of 93.62 percent.