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Assam reports no new deaths from Covid-19, count rises to 2.12,171

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Assam reported no deaths from Covid-19 on Thursday after an eight-day gap, while 150 new cases brought the tally to 2.12.171, Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

The figure stood at 978 with a mortality rate of 0.46 percent, he said.

This is the fourth time during November that no deaths from coronavirus have been reported.

New cases were detected from 20,778 tests performed during the day with a positivity rate of 0.72 percent. In total, 52,30,177 samples have been tested in Assam.

Meanwhile, 142 patients were discharged from various hospitals during the day, bringing the number of recovered patients to 2.07,905, the minister said.

The recovery rate in the state is 97.98 percent.

Assam now has 3,285 active cases.

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