Guwahati, Feb 20: Senior Assam law enforcement officials, together with Director Normal of Police Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta, had been amongst 5,784 beneficiaries who obtained vaccine pictures on Saturday, in line with a bulletin issued by the Nationwide Well being Mission. Altogether, 1,50,018 individuals have been inoculated within the state to this point, it stated.
Extra Director Normal of Police L R Bishnoi and IGP Surendra Kumar had been amongst 3,850 frontline employees who obtained the primary dose of vaccine throughout the day. At the very least 1,554 well being employees additionally obtained the primary dose of COVID vaccine and 380 had been administered the second dose at 104 websites throughout the state, the bulletin stated. No case of hostile occasion following immunisation was reported throughout the day.
In the meantime, 16 new COVID-19 circumstances had been detected on Saturday. Six contemporary circumstances had been reported from Kamrup Metropolitan and three every from Tinsukia and Dibrugarh.
The brand new circumstances had been detected out of 14,239 pattern exams with a positivity charge of 0.16 per cent. The loss of life toll remained at 1,091 as no new fatality as a result of an infection was reported since Friday.
At the very least 1,347 COVID constructive sufferers have died for different causes. Assam now has 269 energetic circumstances, whereas 18 individuals had been cured of the illness throughout the day, taking the entire variety of recoveries to 2,14,676 and three migrated to different states.
The state has to this point performed 67,55,773 pattern exams for COVID-19, it added.
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