Assam reported 164 new Covid19 cases and 2 more deaths on Friday, taking the state’s positive tally to 2,11,204 and death toll to 971.
Confirming the news, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in his latest tweet on the state’s Covid19 status said the new cases have been detected out of 18,270 tests.
Assam’s Covid19 positivitiy rate stands at 0.90%, Sarma informed.
“164 Cases detected out of 18270 tests conducted today, with positivity rate of 0.90%,” health minister Sarma said.
Of the new cases, Kamrup Metro has reported 57 cases.
Meanwhile, a total of 2,07,026 patients have been discharged from the hospitals or Covid Care Centres after their recovery.
Health minister Sarma said 98.02% of the total positive cases have recovered in the state so far.
Assam currently has 3,204 Covid19 active cases, which is 1.51% of the total cases.
On Friday, two more patients died of Covid19, taking the death toll to 971.
The state’s death rate is 0.46%.
The deceased have been identified as Darani Barman (80) of Nalbari and Jamaluddin Ahmed (54) of Morigaon, the health minister informed.
? 1?6?4? Cases detected out of 18270 tests conducted today, with positivity rate of 0.90%
Kamrup Metro- 57
? 207026 patients discharged
??Total cases- 211204
?? Recovered- 98.02%
?? Active cases- 1.51%
?? Deaths- 0.46%
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— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) November 20, 2020