COVID concerns in Assam are on the rise. 

Assam, till Tuesday evening, logged 475 new COVID-19 cases. 

Of the fresh 475 cases logged in Assam, 190 have been detected in Guwahati. 

Single-day COVID numbers in Assam spiked by 124 on Tuesday evening as compared to Monday. 

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Assam’s single-day COVID positivity rate also crossed the 1% mark on Tuesday. 

The 475 cases logged on Tuesday in Assam were detected at a positivity rate of 1.29%. 

The new cases were detected after testing a total of 36,781 samples. 

Moreover, at least three more persons have also lost their lives to the deadly virus. 

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Assam, thus far, has not reported any case of the Omicron variant. 

However, a man from Assam has been tested positive for Omicron in Meghalaya. 

The Assam man is among the five Omicron cases detected in Meghalaya on Tuesday. 

The whereabouts of this Omicron positive man from Assam is yet to be known. 

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