Guwahati: The Covid- 19 positive cases in Assam are rising at a rapid pace. As on May 7, the state recorded around 5626 new COVID cases, thus, pushing the active cases count to 34,146.
The positivity rate has increased from 8.04% to 8.24% in last 24 hours.
The overall caseload of the state has touched 2,83,313.
Out of 5626 Covid cases, Kamrup(M) alone reported around 1551 cases.
A total of 47 people have succumbed to COVID-19 fatalities taking the death count to 1,578 with a death rate of 0.56 %.
Around 3,262 patients were discharged today.
The recovery rate in Assam stands at 86.91%.
It may also be mentioned that the second wave of Covid 19 has wreaked havoc in the entire Barak Valley!
At least five individuals have succumbed to the COVID 19 infection at Silchar Medical College Hospital in the last 24 hours.
The positivity rate in the region is also showing an increase in trend compared to other districts of Assam.