Assam registers 2,595 fresh COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours
Guwahati/IBNS: Assam has registerd 2,595 fresh positive cases for COVID-19 in last 24 hours.
With the fresh cases, the state tally has now increased to 1,55,453.
Out of the new cases, 553 cases have been detected in Kamrup (Metro) district while 205 cases detected in Jorhat district, 199 cases in Lakhimpur district, 173 cases in Golaghat district.
Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted: “2595 #COVID cases detected today out of 35175 tests. Positivity Rate- 7.38%. Kamrup M- 553; Jorhat- 205; Lakhimpur- 199; Golaghat- 173."
📌 Discharge Alert— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) September 19, 2020
1⃣8⃣5⃣6⃣ patients discharged today
With the efforts of medical teams, 80.75% of total patients have been recovered. Kudos to them 👏#StaySafeStayHealthy
😊Total Discharged Patients: 125540
😑Active Patients: 29362
10:50 PM/Sept 19#AssamFightsCovid pic.twitter.com/ziLIHdUA7s
On the other hand, eight more COVID-19 patients died due to the deadly virus infections in the state in the past 24 hours taking the state death toll to 548.
1,25,540 COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from hospitals in the state so far and the state has now 29362 active COVID-19 positive cases.