Second highest single-day spike in Guwahati, total crosses 74,000

August 15, 2020: The total Covid 19 cases in Assam has gone up to 74,000 with 2706 fresh cases reported on Friday. The result came from 49,603 tests done during the day.

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August 15, 2020: The total Covid 19 cases in Assam has gone up to 74,000 with 2706 fresh cases reported on Friday. The result came from 49,603 tests done during the day. Guwahati recorded the second highest single-day spike in Covid cases with 719 cases reported on Friday. Earlier, the city recorded 777 cases on July 5. Dibrugarh recorded 264 cases, Kamrup (R)- 258 and Nagaon- 145 cases.

The positivity rate has been 5.45%. As of now, the state has 74501 total cases of which 51693 are discharged and 22630 active patients. A total of 2310 patients were discharged on Friday from various hospitals across the state.

Meanwhile the death toll has increased to 175 with 6 more deaths  reported during the day. The patients who lost their battle  against Covid are Rahamot Ali Choudhury (45) of Hailakandi; Abdul Barik (38) of Kamrup (M); Benjamin Terang (56) of Karbi Anglong,  Osman Ali (56) and Renuka Bora (81) of Kamrup (R) and Abdul Rahim (72) of Goalpara.

 

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