15 new corona cases detected; tally rises to 2,956 in Hailakandi district

15 new corona cases detected; tally rises to 2,956 in Hailakandi district

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15 fresh COVID-19 positive cases have been reported from South Assam's Hailakandi district on Friday, taking the total tally to 2,956.

Health authorities here disclosed that of the 15 positive cases, 14 have been detected under the Rapid Antigen Test (RAT). Altogether 1,155 swab samples were taken on Friday. 

Altogether 1,673 cases have been found positive under RAT with over 50 per cent without travel history. 2,762 persons on being cured have been released from hospitals.The number of active cases is 175.

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Eight COVID-19 positive patients have breathed their last at Silchar Medical College and Hospital. 11 deaths at SMC&H have been declared as 'non-COVID' by the State level Death Audit Board. 86 COVID-19 asymptomatic persons are under home isolation. 

Of the 24,911 swab samples taken, 22,236 have tested negative. Swab results of 384 persons are awaited. Altogether 67,685 swab samples were taken under RT-PCR and RAT. 

40-45 mobile medical teams have fanned out to different parts of the district. 

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Sep 26, 2020