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Assam reports 2,709 new COVID-19 cases

ANI | Updated: Jan 16, 2022 22:13 IST

Dispur (Assam) [India], January 16 (ANI): Assam reported 2,709 new cases of COVID-19 during the last 24 hours, said the state health department on Sunday.
As per a bulletin provided by the health department, the positivity rate for the day stands at 8.99 per cent. A total of 30,146 samples were tested during the last 24 hours.
With this, the total COVID-19 cases in the state have gone up to 6,46,735.

During the last 24 hours, 1,223 patients recovered from the infection, taking the total recoveries in the state to 6,19,924.
Five people lost their lives to the deadly virus during the last 24 hours. The death toll in the state due to the virus currently stands at 6,206.
There are currently 19,258 active COVID-19 cases in the state. (ANI)