Guwahati: Assam on Wednesday reported 1,951 new cases of Covid19, health officials said on Thursday.
As per the National Health Mission, there were only 19,803 tests done on Wednesday and of these 1951 or 9.85 per cent were found to be positive.
Total Covid deaths reported during the period was 21. Out of the total new cases, 422 were from Kamrup Metropolitan area. The recovery rate in the state was reported at 93.79 per cent.
Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma earlier said that since there are almost no deaths related to the Omicron in the state, the curfew timings in the state from February 1 will be from 11 PM.
Sarma said that under Omicron the death rate is far less, so the government is changing the curfew timings.