Assam registered 2,112 new COVID19 positive cases on Thursday, taking the state’s total tally to 38,407.
Sharing the news of the detection of more COVID19 cases, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in a tweet on Thursday night said the new positive cases were confirmed out of 41,028 tests conducted in the state in the last 24 hours.
“Alert ~ 2112 new #COVID cases detected in Assam out of 41028 tests in last 24 hrs,” Sarma said.
The health minister informed that while Kamrup Metro district has reported 283 cases, Nagaon district has reported 211 cases, Kamrup Rural district has reported 210 cases and Sonitpur district has reported a total of 132 positive cases.
The minister said the positivity rate of Assam is 5.14%.
Sarma informed that Assam currently has 10,478 active COVID19 cases while a total of 27,832 patients, who were earlier infected by the virus, have recovered from the disease.
?Alert ~ 2112 new #COVID cases detected in Assam out of 41028 tests in last 24 hrs.
Kamrup (M): 283 Nagaon: 211 Kamrup (R): 210 Sonitpur: 132
Positivity rate~ 5.14%
??Total cases 38407
??Active cases 10478
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) July 30, 2020
With the demise of two more positive patients, the COVID19 death toll in Assam increased to 96 on Thursday.
Confirming the news, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in a tweet on Thursday said the COVID19 victims have been identified as 57-year-old Aolepshi Jamir from Kamrup Metro district and 45-year-old Swapan Saha from Darrang district.
“I mourn the demise of two more #COVID19 patients today, Late Aolepshi Jamir (57) of Kamrup Metro and Late Swapan Saha (45) of Darrang,” health minister Sarma tweeted.
“May God give the bereaved families enough strength to bear the loss. Prayers & condolences,” he added.