Over 50 COVID-19 positive cases have reportedly been detected at the IIT-Guwahati in Assam since December 30. 

According to reports, several cases were also reported from the IIT-Guwahati on Tuesday among residents who have returned to the campus recently. 

COVID-19 cases in Assam have been on the rise in recent days with as many as 475 new COVID-19 cases being detected on Tuesday. 

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

Also read: Assam COVID woes rise: 475 new cases logged, 190 detected in Guwahati

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%. 

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. 

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