Assam has registered 166 new Covid19 cases, taking the state’s tally to 2,06,517.

Confirming the news on Sunday, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in his latest tweet on the state’s Covid19 status said the new cases were detected out of 11,576 tests.

Sarma said Assam’s positivity rate stands at 1.43%.

Also read: Assam reports 1 more COVID19 death in last 24 hours, toll rises to 931

“166 Cases detected out of 11576 tests conducted today, with positivity rate of 1.43%,” Sarma tweeted.

Of the new cases, Kamrup Metro reported 80 cases.

Meanwhile, 730 more patients have been discharged in the state after their recovery from the disease.

So far a total of 1,96,781 people have recovered from the disease in the state, which is 95.28% of the total positive cases.

Assam currently has 8,802 active Covid19 cases, which is 4.26% of the total cases.

Assam’s death rate stands at 0.45%, according to the data shared by the health minister.

Assam recorded one more death due to COVID19 infection in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s death toll to 931 on Sunday.

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