State's total cases surpass 76,000; 7 more deaths

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Published: August 17,2020 07:08 AM
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August 17, 2020: The death toll of Covid19 in Assam goes up to 189 with 7 more deaths reported on Sunday. The total cases crossed 76,000 during the day.

August 17, 2020: The death toll of Covid19 in Assam goes up to 189 with 7 more deaths reported on Sunday. The total cases crossed 76,000 during the day.



Health MInister DR Himanta Biswa Sharma tweeted that 7 more deaths were recorded on Sunday. The deceased are Muhibuddin Ahmed (63) of Sivasagar; Ashutosh Dey (72) of Cachar; Hala Ramchiary (49) of Baksa; Dilip Bhagawati (53) of Darrang; Pradip Ram Singh Rajuwar (53), Bhupendra Gupta (32) of Dibrugarh and Tarun Brahma (55) of Kokrajhar.





He also informed that a total of 1317 cases were detected on Sunday out of 20,367 tests conducted with the positivity rate going up to 6.46%. Of the fresh cases, 233 are from Kamrup (M), 161 from Cachar and 133 from Dibrugarh.







With these new cases, the total cases of Covid 19 now stands at 76,875. Altogether 1929 patients were discharged on Sunday. The state now has 55215 discharged patients and 21468 active patients.





 


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