Assam’s COVID-19 scenario continues to worsen with every single passing day. 

Over 5600 new COVID-19 positive cases were detected in Assam on Friday. 

As many as 5626 COVID-19 positive cases were detected across Assam on Friday. 

Of these new 5626 COVID-19 positive cases, 1551 cases were detected in and around Guwahati city. 

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These fresh 5626 COVID-19 positive cases in Assam have been detected in Assam after conducting tests of 68318 samples. 

The COVID-19 positivity rate recorded in Assam on Friday was 8.24 percent. 

This was informed by Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday evening. 

Meanwhile, Assam’s COVID-19 recovery rate has dropped to 86.91 percent. 

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On the other hand, 47 more people have died due to COVID-19 in Assam. 

This has pushed Assam’s COVID-19 death toll up to 1578. 

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