The Covid caseload in the northeastern state mounted to 5,45,954 as 1,727 more people tested positive for the infection, it said.
Assam presently has 17,431 active cases.
The recovery rate among coronavirus patients in the state stands at 95.65 per cent.
Of the 1,727 fresh cases, detected during the day, include 250 from Kamrup Metro, 172 from Golaghat, 119 from Jorhat and 114 from Lakhimpur.
Of the fresh fatalities, three each were reported from Jorhat and Sivasagar, two each from Cachar, Golaghat and Sonitpur and one each from Barpeta, Bishwanath, Darrang, Dibrugarh, Hojai, Karimganj, Lakhimpur, Morigaon, Nagaon, Tinsukia and Udalguri.