GUWAHATI: The Assam government has decided to resume physical classes for all class 10 students from September 20, news agency ANI quoted Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma as saying. CM Biswa Sarma said, “Classes for class X students in all high schools, high madrassas, residential schools and day boarding schools will be reopened from September 20.” Sarma said, the school staff and staff will be fully vaccinated
Assam reported more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh cases on Wednesday, as 706 patients recovered from the disease, while 444 new infections took the tally to 5,96,606, the National Health Mission said. Gave. However, the recovery rate came down marginally to 98.13 per cent from 98.08 per cent on Tuesday. So far, a total of 5,85,435 patients have recovered from this disease. Kamrup Metropolitan District reported the highest number of 94 new cases, followed by Golaghat (46), Jorhat (35), and Sivasagar (32). Assam currently has 4,049 active cases. Also read- 7th Pay Commission latest news: This state is planning to give pension to government employees on retirement day
Eight more COVID-19 patients died during the day, taking the death toll to 5,775. Two deaths were reported from Tinsukia district and one each from Biswanath, Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Karbi Anglong, Lakhimpur and Sivasagar. The current mortality rate is 0.97 per cent and the number of COVID-19 positive patients who died of other causes is 1,347. Also read- News of school opening: Normal classes will remain suspended in this state till September 21. details here
New cases were detected out of 61,642 tests, which is less than the 70,893 tests conducted on Tuesday, with a daily positivity rate of 0.72 per cent. So far 2,27,54,718 samples have been tested for COVID-19 in the state. The total number of people vaccinated during the day stood at 1,05,611, down from 2,15,460 on the previous day.
(with inputs from agencies)