Guwahati: Assam logged in 321 fresh covid cases in the last 24 hours, taking the active caseload to 4,999. The positivity rate now stands at 0.81%, a slight surge in the last two days.
The new cases have been detected out of 36,729 Covid-19 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. As many as 6 deaths were reported, while 372 people recovered and have been discharged.
The districts with the highest number of cases have been reported from Kamrup Metro – 84, Jorhat – 33, Darrang – 28, and Nalbari -17.
Simultaneously the maximum number of deaths has been reported from Jorhat (3), Charaideo (1), Kamrup Rural (1), Karbi Anglong (1).
The total number of recoveries of the state have reached 5,79,935 with a recovery rate of 97.97 percent. Covid-related fatalities in the state have reached 5,699 with a death rate of 0.96 percent.