Guwahati ( Assam) , May 13 : The state today reported 75 more deaths and 5468 new cases in the last 24 hours .
Chief Minister Dr.Himanta Biswa Sarma in a tweet informed that out of the total 5468 cases , 1173 cases were reported from Kamrup(Metro).
These cases were detected from 59594 tests conducted in the past 24 hours .
He also informed that the overall positivity percentage is 9.18% and recovery rate is 85.59%.
Summary of 13/5/2021
Today’s Total 5468
Overall Positivity Percentage (5468 cases out of 59594 test done = 9.18%)
Recovery Rate 85.59%
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) May 13, 2021
Meanwhile, as per a notification from the Assam government’s secondary education department, the Assam school summer vacation has been rescheduled. The earlier allotted summer vacation span was from July 1 to July 31 but the new span announced is from May 15 to June 14.
The notification stated that the decision had been taken with the objective of ensuring that the students of classes 1 to 12 didn’t suffer from any academic loss since the educational institutes were all closed now due to the Covid-19 situation in the state.
Moreover , all the educational institutes in the state, including primary, higher secondary schools, colleges, and universities, will remain closed till May 28 for the safety of the students. However , online classes would continue .