Assam reported 71 more Covid19 deaths and 5,657 new positive cases in the last 24 hours.

Confirming the news, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in a tweet on Wednesday night said

The new cases were confirmed out of 63,956 tests.

The overall positivity percentage of Assam stood at 8.85% on Wednesday.

Sharing the Covid19 data, the chief minister said of the new cases, Kamrup Metro district alone reported 1,456.

The Covid19 recovery rate of the state stood at 85.74% on the day, Sarma informed.

“Summary of 12/5/2021 – Today’s Total 5657; Overall Positivity Percentage (5657 cases out of 63956 test done = 8.85%); Kamrup(M) 1456; Death 71; Recovery Rate 85.74%,” Sarma tweeted.

According to the Covid19 media bulletin, released by NHM Assam, in the last 24 hours, 3,880 patients were discharged after their recovery from the disease.

After the death of 71 positive patients, Assam currently has 40,970 active cases.

Wednesday’s high caseload districts include Kamrup Metro – 1,456; Kamrup Rural – 460; Nagaon – 293 and Dibrugarh – 381.

The district-wise numbers of death on Wednesday:

Kamrup Metro – 26; Kamrup (R) – 7; Barpeta – 4; Darrang – 4 Dibrugarh; – 4; Nagaon – 3; Nalbari – 3; Sonitpur – 3; Tinsukia – 3; Karbi Anglong – 3; Bongaigaon – 2; Golaghat – 2; Karimganj – 2; Baksa – 1; Cachar – 1; Hailakandi – 1 Jorhat – 1 and Udalguri – 1

So far, Assam has recorded a total of 1,909 deaths due to Covid19 while 2,65,860 people have been discharged after their recovery.

Assam so far has reported 3,10,086 positive cases.

The state’s Covid19 death rate stands at 0.62%, as per the data.

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