Highest single-day spike of 23 fatalities in Assam, total cases 1.4 lakh

September 13, 2020: The Covid-19 death toll in Assam has reached 453 on Saturday with the state recording its highest single-day spike in fatalities, 23 fresh deaths were reported on Saturday.

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September 13, 2020: The Covid-19 death toll in Assam has reached 453 on Saturday with the state recording its highest single-day spike in fatalities, 23 fresh deaths were reported on Saturday.

Health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted that 2132 COVID cases were detected on Saturday out of 31253 tests done since Friday.

Of the new cases, Kamrup M- 562; Dibrugarh- 134; Jorhat-156 and Lakhimpur have 132 cases.

The minister in another tweet condoled the death of 23 persons.

The total number of cases has gone up to 1,40,471. Altogether 2553 patients were discharged leaving the number of active patients at 29,133.

The total number of discharged patients is now at 1, 10,882. The state’s positivity rate was 6.82.

 

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