Assam Covid Count: Over 8000 fresh cases, 16 deaths on Tuesday; Situation alarming
Guwahati: In a major concern, Assam continued to record jumps in the Covid19 cases as well as deaths on Tuesday.
While surpassing Monday’s tally of around 7000 Covid cases, the state recorded some 8072 fresh Covid19 cases on Tuesday.
In comparison to Monday’s death tally of 11, at least 16 people died on Tuesday.
The positivity rate also jumped to 12.62 on Tuesday from 10.75 percent of Monday. However, tests were still lacking behind with merely 63,944 tests conducted on Tuesday in the state.
In Kamrup metro district the numbers of Covid19 cases has also gone up to 1996 fresh cases. On Monday, there was 1491 fresh cases in the metro district.