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Assam’s COVID-19 situation continues to be grim. 

As many as 77 more COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Assam in the last 24 hours. 

Of these 77 deaths, 30 have died in Kamrup-Metro district. 

COVID-19 deaths have also been reported from the districts are: Kamrup-Rural – 10, Dibrugarh – 10, Bongaigaon – 4, Golaghat, Nagaon, NalbariSivasagar – 3 cases each, Hojai, Tinsukia, Udalguri – 2 cases each, Darrang, Dhubri, Jorhat, Karimganj and Sonitpur registered 1 death each. 

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This has pushed Assam’s COVID-19 death toll up to 1753. 

Moreover, 5803 new COVID-19 cases have also been detected in Assam on Monday. 

Of these new 5803 COVID-19 positive cases, 1481 cases were detected in and around Guwahati city. 

These fresh 5803 COVID-19 positive cases in Assam have been detected in Assam after conducting tests of 72197 samples. 

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Assam at present has 37500 active COVID-19 cases. 

The COVID-19 positivity rate recorded in Assam on Monday was 8.04 percent. 

Meanwhile, Assam’s COVID-19 recovery rate has dropped to 86.38 percent. 

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