Although the COVID-19 situation in Assam has improved considerably in recent days, the daily positivity rate of the State continues to hover at over 2 percent. 

Assam on Monday reported 3678 new COVID-19 cases. 

These new cases have been detected at a positivity rate of 2.52 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 1,46,046 samples. 

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Of the new cases detected in Assam, 232 cases have been reported from Kamrup-Metro district. 

The State logged 43 more COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, the COVID-19 recovery rate of Assam has improved further and currently stands at 90.34 percent. 

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

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