As the country struggles with the second wave of Coronavirus, Assam on Monday registered its biggest-ever single-day spike this year, with over 1,300 positive cases.
As many as 1,367 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected out of 65,410 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate was recorded at 2.09 percent.
Of the fresh COVID-19 cases, 482 cases have been reported from Kamrup Metro district alone.
Taking to Twitter, Himanta Biswa Sarma informed, “Summary of 19/4/2021 Today’s Total 1367 Overall Positivity Percentage (1367 cases out of 65410 test done = 2.09%) Kamrup(M) 482.”
COVID-19 vaccine and coverage status of Assam as on 19.4.2021
Citizens vaccinated till date 16,66,550
1st dose 13,45,067
2nd dose 3,21,483
Citizens vaccinated today 67,139
Total vaccines available in stock 5,19,510.
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) April 19, 2021
In another tweet, Sarma informed that a total of 16,66,550 beneficiaries have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in the state so far.
With Assam administering 67,139 doses of vaccines today, the state has over 5 lakh vaccines available in stock at the current level of vaccination.