On the day when Assam’s COVID19 tally increased to 1,46,575, a total of 1,849 other patients, who were earlier infected by COVID19, have been discharged from the hospitals or Covid care centres on Tuesday.

Confirming the news, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in his latest tweet on the state’s COVID19 status on Tuesday night said: “Discharge Alert. 1849 patients discharged today.”

“I request all recovered patients to take care of their health properly. Best wishes to them and their families,” the health minister said.

So far, a total of 1,16,900 patients have discharged from the hospitals or Covid care centres across Assam after their recovery.

Assam currently has 29,180 active COVID19 cases.

On Tuesday, Assam registered 2,409 new COVID19 positive cases, taking the state’s total tally to 1,46,575.

The new cases have been detected out of 32,770 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.

Ten more positive patients, including 4 from Kamrup Metro district, succumbed to COVID19 infection in Assam on Tuesday, taking the state’s death toll to 492.

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