On the day when Assam’s COVID19 tally increased to 1,67,374, a total of 1,571 patients, who were earlier infected by the virus, have been discharged after recovery in the state.

Confirming the news, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in his latest tweet on the state’s COVID19 status on Friday night said:

“Discharge Alert. 1571 patients discharged today.”

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“We all must give priority to our health and invest in increasing our family’s immunity by having proper nutrition and rest,” Sarma said.

With the discharge of these patients, the total number of discharged patients in Assam increased to 1,36,712.

Assam currently has 30,034 active COVID19 patients.

On Friday, Assam registered 1,792 new COVID19 positive cases, taking the state’s overall tally to 1,67,374.

A total of 17 more patients died of COVID19 infection in Assam on Friday, taking the state’s death toll to 625.

Confirming the news, health minister Sarma in an earlier tweet said the new cases have been detected out of 28,245 tests.

“Alert ~ 1792 #COVID cases detected today out of 28245 tests,” health minister Sarma tweeted.

Assam’s positivity rate stands at 6.34%, Sarma informed.

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