Assam, on Thursday, logged 7929 new COVID-19 cases. 

These new cases in Assam were detected at high positivity rate of 12.92%. 

COVID-19 positivity rate in Assam on Thursday witnessed a jump of 0.03%. 

Out of the new 7929 COVID-19 cases logged in Assam on Thursday, 1716 cases were reported from in and around Guwahati city. 

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The new cases were detected after conducting tests of 61,359 samples. 

Moreover, as many as 12 persons lost their lives to the COVID-19 infection in the last 24 hours. 

Meanwhile, COVID-19 recovery rate in Assam currently stands at 92.81%. 

Although rate of infection in Assam continues to be high, chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma ruled out any possibility of lockdown in the state. 

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