Guwahati: There is an alarming rise in COVID-19 cases in the state, as on May 3, the state recorded around 4489 new positive cases. Of which Kamrup metro district alone reported around 1645 cases.
Till the evening hours, around 460 cases were reported from Dibrugarh, 239 from Kamrup Rural, 201 from Nagaon and 201 from Nalbari.
The state has currently 26,477 active COVID-19 cases.
The overall positivity percentage (4489 cases out of 55939 test done = 8.02%).
Total death reported on Monday was 29.
The recovery rate in the state now stands at 88.91%.
It is noteworthy to mention that the state had recorded the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 related deaths on Sunday with 30 fatalities.