Guwahati: Assam‘s COVID-19 tally rose to 5,69,439 on Tuesday as 1,182 more people tested positive for the infection, while 13 fresh fatalities pushed the state’s coronavirus death toll to 5,037, a health bulletin said.

Kamrup Metropolitan district reported the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in Assam at 177, followed by Barpeta (75) and Golaghat (74).

Golaghat registered the highest number of fresh COVID-19 fatalities in Assam at three, followed by two in Kamrup Metro, it said.

Assam now has 11,093 active COVID-19 cases, while 5,51,692 people have recovered from the disease to date, including 1,158 in the last 24 hours.

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The recovery rate among the coronavirus patients in the state stands at 96.88 per cent, while the mortality rate stands at 0.93 per cent.

A total of 1,347 coronavirus patients have died due to other reasons so far.

Assam has thus far tested over 1.9 crore samples for COVID-19, including 1.54 lakh in the last 24 hours, the bulletin said, adding that the positivity rate stands at 0.77 per cent.

A total of 1.14 crore people have been inoculated to date, of whom 20.22 lakh have received both doses, it added.



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