Assam Police has registered a total of 1,701 COVID-19 cases till August 2, stated GP Singh, additional director general of police (ADGP) for law and order in a tweet.

Singh mentioned that so far 1,202 police personnel have recovered from the infection and 349 have rejoined duty.

GP Singh tweeted, “August 2nd 2020 – @assampolice 1701 personnel have tested positive till date out of whom 1,202 have recovered, of whom, 349 have rejoined duty. Unfortunately, we’ve lost four colleagues till date.”

With a low positivity rate of 5.91%, Assam on Sunday registered 1,178 new COVID-19 cases out of 19943 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.

On the other hand, continuing an impressive recovery rate, 942 more patients were discharged from different hospitals and COVID care centres in the state yesterday. The active cases now stands at 10,412 while 105 people have succumbed to the virus.