Assam has reported 72 more COVID-19 deaths and 5,980 new positive cases in the last 24 hours. 

Confirming the news, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in a tweet on Sunday evening said the new cases were confirmed out of 62722 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. 

Assam’s overall positivity percentage stood at 5.68% on Sunday, chief minister Sarma informed. 

The Assam chief minister also informed that of the new cases, Kamrup Metro district alone reported 624 cases. 

The state’s COVID-19 recovery rate stood at 84.12% on Sunday, according to the data, shared by chief minister Sarma. 

Assam’s COVID-19 recovery rate currently stands at 84.87%. 

“Summary of 23/5/2021 Today’s Total 3563 Overall Positivity Percentage (3563 cases out of 62722 test done = 5.68%) Kamrup(M) 624 Death 72 Recovery Rate 84.87%,” Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted. 

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