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Assam: Hailakandi registers highest RAT tests on single day; 85 tests positive; 73 under RT-PCR

Assam: Hailakandi registers highest RAT tests on single day; 85 tests positive; 73 under RT-PCR

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Hailakandi district witnessed a total of 2,843 tests conducted under Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) on Wednesday, the highest so far on a single day with detection of 85 fresh COVID-19 positive cases. 73 positive cases have been found under RT-PCR, taking the district's total tally to 1,545. Health authorities here disclosed that of the 2,843 RAT tests carried out under the state's special drive for mission 100k, 85 have been found positive with the positivity rate being 2.99 per cent. 186 RAT tests were conducted at Dholeswari Point with 14 tested positive, 720 at Katlicherra BPHC with 17 positive cases, 633 tests conducted at Lala BPHC with eight cases, 636 at Algapur BPHC with 14 cases, 260 at Kalinagar BPHC with detection of 16 cases, 306 at Urban Centres with 14 cases and 102 tests conducted at SK Roy designated COVID Civil Hospital with two positive cases. 

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Under the special drive, 40-45 mobile medical teams fanned out to different parts of the district on Wednesday. Altogether 612 cases have been found positive under RAT with more than 50 per cent without travel history. 979 persons on being cured have been released from hospitals. 

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Aug 12, 2020