Assam logs 211 new cases

Guwahati, Jul 10
Assam’s COVID-19 positivity rate rose to 12.4 per cent, as the State logged 211 fresh cases, pushing the tally to 7,26,455, the National Health Mission (NHM) said on Sunday.
There has been no death recorded due to the virus in the last 24 hours, it said. The toll stood at 6,642.
The State now has 1,541 active cases, while 7,16,923 people have recovered from the disease so far.
The NHM said 88 cases were detected from Kamrup Metropolitan district, comprising primarily Guwahati city, followed by 27 in Dibrugarh and 13 in Nagaon.
Assam’s overall positivity rate is at 2.56 per cent against a total testing of 2,84,07,452 samples thus far, it said.
The North Eastern State has been witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases since mid-June, after a lull of over four months.
The 200-mark in daily spike in cases was breached after nearly five months on July 6, when 210 infections were reported at a positivity rate of 10.14 per cent.
Altogether, 4,68,24,612 doses of vaccines have been administered in the State, the NHM added. PTI