Assam reported 15 more Covid19 deaths and 1329 new positive cases in the last 24 hours.
Confirming the news, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, in a tweet, on Sunday said the new cases were confirmed out of 71,546 tests.
The state’s positivity percentage on Sunday stood at 1.86%.
Of the new cases, the Kamrup-Metro district registered 179 cases.
While 15 more people succumbed to Covid19 infection on Sunday, hundreds of other people, who were earlier infected by the deadly virus, recovered from the disease.
Assam’s Covid19 recovery rate stood at 95.83% on Sunday.
Summary of 18/7/2021
Today’s Total 1329
Overall Positivity Percentage (1329 cases out of 71,546 test done = 1.86%)*
Recovery Rate 95.83%
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) July 18, 2021