Assam logs 43 new COVID-19 cases
Assam's COVID-19 tally rose to 7,24,551 on Saturday as 43 more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said.
The number of active cases has risen to 240 from 217 on the previous while five patients were discharged during the day.
A total of 7,16,323 patients have been cured of the disease so far, with the recovery rate being at 98.86 per cent.
The state has tested 776 samples for COVID-19 during the day, with the positivity rate declining marginally to 5.54 per cent from 5.65 per cent on the previous day.
After a lull of more than three months, there has been a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases, with 212 new cases being reported since June 19.
A total of 2,83,87,799 samples have been tested, and 4.65 crore doses of vaccines have been administered so far.
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