Guwahati (Assam), Sept 30 : 16 Covid patients succumbed to their infections at various hospitals across the state on Wednesday taking the official death toll to 697 .
Health Minister , Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said that 3590 Covid cases were detected out of 148780 tests.
The medical teams spread across the state conducted more than 1 Lakh tests for the 3rd consecutive day on Wednesday .
The positivity rate now stands at 2.41%.
The total number of cases in the state has gone up to 180811 out which 143999 patients have recovered . The active cases now stand at 36112.