Guwahati: Assam on Thursday recorded 4,936 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the active cases count to 31,829. The positivity rate is 8.04%.
A total of 46 people have succumbed to COVID-19 fatalities taking the death count to 1,531 with a death rate of 0.55%.
The overall caseload of the state has touched 2,77,687.
Meanwhile, with a record of 4,14,188 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India’s total of COVID-19 cases climbed to 2,14,91,598, while the active cases crosses the 36-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.
The death toll has increased to 2,34,083 with 3,915 fatalities being reported in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.
Registering a steady increase, the active cases have increased to 36,45,164 comprising 16.96% of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has dropped to 81.95%.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,76,12,351, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.09 per cent, the data stated.