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    COVID-19: Assam records 2,698 new cases, 7 deaths; positivity rate spikes to 7.67%

    Assam recorded 2,698 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, to reach a tally of 1,23,922 cases. The new cases were out of 35,147 tests conducted in 24 hours, taking the state’s positivity to 7.67%

    GUWAHATI: Assam recorded 2,698 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, to reach a tally of 1,23,922 cases. The new cases were out of 35,147 tests conducted in 24 hours, taking the state’s positivity to 7.67%.

    Out of the new cases, 700 are from Kamrup (M), 190 from Bogaingaon, 151 from Lakhimpur and 142 from Kamrup (R) among others.

    Across the state, more than 2000 patients were discharged from the second consecutive day on Saturday and 7 people succumbed to death.

    Informing about the deceased, health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma updated on his twitter handle.

    Meanwhile, state’s overall COVID reports stands at 1,23,922 total cases, 92,727 discharged, 30,850 active cases, 353 deaths and three migrated to other states.

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