Guwahati, Oct 3 (PTI) Assam reported 1,632 new cases of COVID-19 and 14 more deaths on Saturday, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
While the death toll increased to 735, the state witnessed higher recoveries at 1,813 for the third consecutive day, he said.
Three of the latest deaths were reported from Jorhat, followed by two deaths each in Kamrup Metropolitan and Nalbari districts, Sarma said.
Dibrugarh, Nagaon, Kamrup, Cachar, Sivasagar, Lakhimpur and Karbi Anglong also witnessed one death each, the minister said.
Assam has recorded 1,85,444 cases of COVID-19 so far, of which more than 45,000 have been detected in Guwahati.
There are 33,933 active cases in the state at present.
So far, 1,50,773 persons have recovered from the disease in the state. PTI TR SOM SOM