With the detection of 258 new COVI-19 cases in the state, the overall tally in Assam rose to 2,03,967, informed state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in a tweet.
Among the new cases, 66 were reported from Kamrup Metro, the minister’s tweet further added.
Sarma, in the tweet, further informed that a total of 2948 patients were discharged in the state on Saturday, taking the recovery rate to 89.61 per cent.
? 2?5?8? Cases detected out of 12263 tests conducted, with a positivity rate of 2.10%
Kamrup M- 66
? 2?9?4?8? patients discharged.
??Total cases- 203967
?? Recovered- 89.61%
?? Active cases- 9.94%
?? Deaths- 0.44%
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) October 24, 2020
Earlier, two persons succumbed to COVID-19, taking the state’s overall death tally to 902.