Assam’s COVID-19 scenario continues to be grim.  

Assam on Sunday registered 14 new COVID-19 related deaths.  

COVID-19 deaths were reported from as many as 7 districts in Assam on Sunday.  

COVID-19 deaths were reported from the districts of: Kamrup-Metro – 8, KamrupRural – 1, Barpeta – 1, Dibrugarh – 1, Morigaon – 1, Sonitpur – 1 and Nalbari – 1.  

Assam’s COVID-19 death toll has risen to 1200. 

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Moreover, Assam further logged nearly 2000 COVID-19 positive cases on Sunday.  

A total of 1844 new COVID-19 positive cases were detected in Assam on Sunday.   

As many as 791 cases have been detected from in and around Guwahati city.  

The other districts with high COVID-19 caseloads are: Dibrugarh – 190, Kamrup-Rural – 82 and Nagaon – 83.  

With the detection of these 1844 fresh COVID-19 cases in Assam, the State’s active cases tally has crossed the 15,000-mark. 

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Assam, at present, has 15470 active COVID-19 cases.  

Assam’s COVID-19 positivity rate was recorded at 5.48 percent on Sunday, which has raised serious concerns.  

The 1844 cases recorded in Assam on Sunday were detected after conducting tests of 33674 samples. 

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