The COVID-19 situation in Assam seems to have improved considerably in recent days. 

Assam on Friday reported 3666 new COVID-19 cases. 

These new cases have been detected at a positivity rate of 2.16 percent, which is much lower than what was recorded last month during the peak of second wave of the pandemic. 

These new cases were detected after carrying out tests of 1,69,528 samples. 

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Of the new cases detected in Assam, 341 cases have been detected in Kamrup-Metro district. 

The State logged 29 more COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, which is also much lower compared to earlier days. 

On the other hand, the COVID-19 recovery rate in Assam currently stands at 88.83 percent. 

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Keeping in view the improvement in COVID-19 situation in the State, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced that the Assam government would partially relax COVID-19 restrictions in the state from June 15. 

“We will take some steps to lift restrictions from June 15. It will be more on a scientific pattern and after looking into the district-wise positivity rate,” Sarma added. 

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