Assam records 73 more COVID deaths, 5,853 fresh cases
Guwahati: Assam reported 73 COVID-19 fatalities on Tuesday taking the death toll to 2,344, while 5,835 new cases pushed the tally to 3,40,858.
Altogether 4,311 patients recovered from COVID-19 during the day and currently, the state has a total of 46,393 active cases.
Of the 73 deaths, 16 were reported from Kamrup Metropolitan district and seven from Kamrup district. The remaining deaths were registered in several other districts.
Moreover, among the new cases, the Kamrup Metro district alone reported 921 cases, followed by 451 in Nagaon, 445 in Dibrugarh and 410 in Kamrup.
Meanwhile, India broke its earlier record of COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours as the country on Wednesday reported 4,529 more deaths, which is the highest number of deaths due to Covid infections.
India reported 2,67,533 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.