Guwahati (Assam) , Oct 14 : Assam for the third consecutive day performed more than 1 lakh tests today and a total of 1427 new cases were detected out of 139, 868 tests conducted today .
The positivity rate for the day was 1.02 %.
Four Covid patients succumbed to their infections today . They have been identified as Bikram Newar aged 44 yrs of Dibrugarh; Harakanta Doley aged 56 yrs of Dhemaji; Tapan Chakraborty aged 74 yrs of Jorhat and Bhaben Chandra Das aged 97) yrs of Biswanath.
Health Minister , H B Sarma in a tweet informed that the total cases as of now is 198213 and R84.28% of the patients have recovered and have been discharged . The percentage of active cases as of now is 15. 29 % and the percentage of deaths is 0.04 % .
A total of 1013 patients discharged today after recovery .