Assam registered one more Covid19 death in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s toll to 1,118 while 352 new positive cases were detected in the state.

The death case was reported from the Lakhimpur district.

According to the Covid19 media bulletin released by the state health and family welfare department, a total of 73,329 Covid19 tests were conducted in Assam, out of which 352 new cases were found positive for the virus.

Sunday’s positivity rate of Assam stood at 0.48%.

Assam currently has 1,902 Covid19 active cases.

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Of the new cases, Kamrup Metro district registered 186 cases, Dibrugarh district registered 23 cases, Nagaon 18 and Tinsukia district registered 17 cases.

So far, Assam has conducted a total of 75,21,991 Covid19 tests.

The state has so far recorded 2,20,310 positive cases while 2,15,943 people have been discharged from the hospitals.

Assam’s recovery rate is 98.02% while the state’s Covid19 death rate is 0.51%.

The number of Covid19 patients, which died due to other reasons, is 1,347.

Meanwhile, India’s daily new cases continue to rise.

A total of 1,52,879 new Covid19 cases were registered in the last 24 hours, said Union health ministry.

Ten states including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan have shown a rise in the COVID daily new cases.

The Union health ministry said 80.92% of the new Covid19 cases are reported from these 10 states.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 55,411.

It is followed by Chhattisgarh with 14,098 while Uttar Pradesh reported 12,748 new cases.

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