In Kamrup metro district the numbers of Covid19 cases has also gone up to 1996 fresh cases.
Some 170 internal passengers were scheduled to enter Kamrup (metropolitan) district since December 1
Despite districts like Golaghat, Jorhat, Lakhimpur and Sonitpur were under total lockdown, numbers of cases continue to rise
The decision came at a time when state government has been planning to begin its ‘unlock’ phase in majority of the districts in the state.
Tinsukia reported the highest 11 deaths, replacing Kamrup Metro which has been on the top of the tally till date.
Of the 89 deaths in Assam, 26 were reported from the Kamrup Metropolitan district
The 112-year-old Das has urged all the people of Assam to follow the COVID-19 protocols and get themselves vaccinated as soon as possible
The total active cases reported in the state stands at 29,915
Moreover, a total of 2,831 people were discharged during the day, taking the total number of recoveries to 2,31,703
The state had recorded 639 new COVID cases as on April 18, 2021: NHM Assam