Assam reports 434 new cases, highest since Feb 7
GUWAHATI, Jul 13
Assam registered 434 more coronavirus cases on Wednesday, an over 26 per cent rise since the previous day and the highest in over five months, a bulletin stated.
The test positivity rate decreased to 10.44 per cent from 11.58 as 4,157 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, the National Health Mission said.
Kamrup Metropolitan district, which primarily comprises Guwahati, reported 65 cases, followed by 41 in Dibrugarh, 40 in Kamrup and 35 in Nagaon, it said.
The State had recorded 344 cases on Tuesday. On February 7, there were 557 new infections.
There are 2,185 active cases and 107 more patients have recuperated. The infection tally rose to 7,27,319, including 7,17,143 recoveries, according to the bulletin.
The toll stands at 7,991, including 1,347 with comorbidities, as there were no new Covid-19 deaths. Business Standard