GUWAHATI: Assam reported 3,054 new cases of COVID-19 out of 48,846 tests done on Thursday. With these, the state’s coronavirus tally stands at 1,18,333 and positivity rate at 6.25%.
Of the new cases, 735 are from Kamrup (M), 198 from Dibrugarh, 192 from Cachar and 176 from Hojai among others.
Assam’s 7 COVID patients succumbed to the disease, taking the death toll to 330. Informing approximately the dead, health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma up to date on Twitter.
Sad demise of 7 Covid patients- Late Lakhan Gowala (55) & Late Nirmala Gogoi (43) of D’garh; Late Romen Borthakur (54) of Sivasagar; Late Bimala Nanda Das (80) & Late Jugal Kishore Das (34) of Kamrup M; Late Priyanath Das (58) of Barpeta & Late Kabita Barman (33) of Nalbari.
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) September 3, 2020
Meantime, 1,971 patients were cured and discharged from across the state, with which the complete number of recoveries reached 90,697.
The state’s complete cumulative cases is 1,18,333 among which, 90,697 are discharged cases, 27,303 are active cases, and 3 migrated cases.