Assam reported four deaths due to Covid19 infection and 293 new positive cases in the last 24 hours.
Confirming the news, Assam health minister Keshab Mahanta on Sunday evening tweeted that the new cases were confirmed out of a total of 39,337 samples tested in the last 24 hours.
Health minister Mahanta said Assam recorded an overall positivity percentage of 0.74%.
Of the new cases, the Kamrup Metro district recorded 74 cases.
The Covid19 recovery rate registered in the state stood at 97.84%.
“Summary of 29/8/2021 – Today’s Total 293; Overall Positivity Percentage (293 cases out of 39,337 test done = 0.74%); Kamrup(M) 74; Death 4; Recovery Rate 97.84%,” health minister Mahanta tweeted.
Summary of 29/8/2021
Today’s Total 293
Overall Positivity Percentage (293 cases out of 39,337 test done = 0.74%)
Recovery Rate 97.84%
— Keshab Mahanta (@keshab_mahanta) August 29, 2021
Meanwhile, more than 73.8 lakh doses of the Covid19 vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry data.
A total of 63.09 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive
45,083 new cases in the last 24 hours.
Active cases account for 1.13% of total cases, the Union health ministry said.
India’s active caseload stands at 3,68,558 while the recovery rate currently stands at 97.53%.
A total of 35,840 recoveries registered in the last 24 hours in India.