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10 fresh COVID-19 positive cases detected in Hailakandi district

A total of 10 fresh COVID-19 positive cases have been reported from South Assam's Hailakandi district on Sunday

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  29 Sep 2020 3:54 AM GMT

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HAILAKANDI: A total of 10 fresh COVID-19 positive cases have been reported from South Assam's Hailakandi district on Sunday, taking the total tally to 2,989. Health authorities here disclosed that of the 10 positive cases, six have been detected under the Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) while four under RT-PCR. Altogether 600 swab samples were taken on Sunday out of which 556 samples were under RAT and 44 under RT-PCR.

1,698 cases have been found positive under RAT and 1,291 under RT-PCR. 2,805 persons on being cured have been discharged from hospitals. The number of active cases is 165. 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.

70 COVID-19 asymptomatic persons are under home isolation. Of the 25,289 swab samples taken, 22,702 have tested negative. Swab results of 416 persons are awaited. Altogether 69,853 swab samples were taken under RT-PCR and RAT.

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