Assam for the first time after 115 days, registered no deaths due to COVID-19 on Wednesday. The state so far has recorded 934 deaths due to the infection.
With 380 new cases, the overall tally in the state reached 2,07,741. The active cases now stands at 8,110.
Meanwhile, 655 patients have been discharged, taking the total recoveries to 1,98,694. The recovery rate at present is 95.64 per cent.
“Good News! Almost for 115 days in a row we have had to endure painful incidents of death of #COVID19 patients in Assam. I am pleased to share that today on November 4, there is NO death case,” Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted on Wednesday.
He, however, urged people to keep vigil and follow all precautions to contain the pandemic.
The state has reported coronavirus deaths daily since July 7. The current death rate is at 0.45 per cent.
The fresh cases were detected out of 29,026 tests conducted during the day with a positivity rate of 1.31 per cent.