Guwahati: On Wednesday, Assam logged in 250 new Covid cases, taking the active caseload to 1,847. The positivity rate stood at 0.51 per cent.
As per the data released by the state National Health Mission, 277 patients have been cured of the virus and discharged while five more deaths have been registered in the last 24 hours.
The new cases today were detected out of 49,048 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, and the highest cases were reported from Kamrup Metro (106), Goalpara (14), Kamrup Rural (13), and Lakhimpur (12). Barpeta recorded two deaths, while, single deaths have been reported from Chirang, Golaghat, and Kamrup Metro.
The overall Covid-19 tally of Assam now stood at 6,14,663 cases, with the total recoveries touching 6,05,408. The recovery rate stood at 98.49 per cent.
Meanwhile, the total deaths surged to 6,061 in the state with the case fatality rate at 0.99 per cent.