Guwahati, Nov 21: Two persons died of COVID19 in Assam today taking the death toll in the state up to 971. The deceased were identified as Ranjan Gogoi (52) of Jorhat and Khirubala Barman (65) of Chirang.
Meanwhile, 223 new COVID19 cases were detected out of 19844 tests conducted today with a positivity rate of 1.12%. Kamrup Metropolitan district reported detection of maximum number of 70 cases.
Assam has so far reported 211427 cases while 207219 persons have been discharged from various Covid care centres in the state.