Guwahati: Assam reported new 5,613 COVID-19 cases and 77 deaths on Saturday, as per a bulletin of National Health Mission.
The state so far reported 4,03,623 cases and 3,245 deaths. There are 54,948 active cases in the state at present.
Tinsukia reported the highest 11 deaths, replacing Kamrup Metro which has been on the top of the tally till date.
Cachar district reported seven deaths, while five people each died in Kamrup metro, Nagaon and Barpeta.
Of the new cases, 508 were detected in Kamrup Metro, 516 in Cachar and 325 in Dibrugarh.
The new cases were detected out of 1,16,562 tests conducted during the day, taking the daily positivity rate to 4.82 percent.
The number of recovered patients discharged during the day is 3,905 and the total number of recoveries is 3,44,083.
In all, 32,45,284 people received the first dose of the COVID vaccines in the state and of them 8,26,894 got the second one.