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Assam reported 20 more Covid19 deaths and 763 new positive cases in the last 24 hours.

Confirming the news, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in a tweet on Friday evening said the new cases were detected out of 1,15,465 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

The state’s overall positivity percentage stood at 0.66% on Friday.

The Kamrup Metro district recorded a total of 124 positive cases on Friday.

On Friday, hundreds of other people, who were infected by Covid19, recovered from the disease.

Assam’s recovery rate stood at 97.33% on Friday.

“Summary of 13/8/2021 – Today’s Total 763; Overall Positivity Percentage (763 cases out of 1,15,465 test done = 0.66%); Kamrup(M) 124;  Death 20; Recovery Rate 97.33%,” chief minister Sarma tweeted.

On Thursday, Assam reported 17 deaths due to Covid19 infection and a total of 935 positive cases.

The positive cases were detected out of 1,11,728 tests.

The overall positivity percentage was 0.84%.

On Thursday, the Kamrup Metro district reported 163 cases.

Meanwhile, over 53 crore vaccine doses have been administered across India so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.

Active cases constitute 1.20% of total cases, which is the lowest since March 2020.

India’s active caseload currently stands at 3,85,227.

The highest-ever recovery rate currently stands at 97.46%.

A total of 3,13,02,345 recoveries have been recorded across the country so far, according to the Union health ministry data.

A total of 42,295 patients have recovered during the last 24 hours.

India has reported 40,120 new cases in the last 24 hours, the ministry said.

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