The government of Assam has decided to discontinue mandatory testing at railway stations, land routes & airports from March 1, 2021, in view of declining COVID19 cases and vaccination being underway, said Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. Altogether 1,08,512 health workers in Assam have received the Covid-19 vaccine so far till Tuesday.

Covishield vaccine was administered to 8,301 beneficiaries at 211 session sites while 697 beneficiaries were given Covaxin at 29 sites. According to reports, due to declining coronavirus cases in Assam, the state government has decided to do away with the mandatory Covid testing at railway stations, land routes, and airports from next month.

 

The number of active cases in the state is currently 333. The total tests conducted so far have reached 66,03,122.

The current death rate is 0.50 percent while 1,347 COVID positive patients have died for other reasons.

The 27 new cases include 15 from Dibrugarh and five from Kamrup Metropolitan district.

The new cases were detected out of 16,486 tests with a positivity rate of 0.16 percent.

The number of active cases in the state is currently 333.

The total tests conducted so far have reached 66,03,122.

The number of recovered patients discharged during the day is 17, taking the total number of cured people to 2,14,490. Three other patients have migrated out of the state.

 

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