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2 new corona cases detected in Hailakandi district

Two fresh COVID-19 positive cases have been reported from South Assam's Hailakandi district on Monday, taking the total tally to 3,303.

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  27 Oct 2020 2:17 AM GMT

A Correspondent

Hailakandi: Two fresh COVID-19 positive cases have been reported from South Assam's Hailakandi district on Monday, taking the total tally to 3,303.

Health authorities here disclosed that only two positive case have been detected under RT-PCR. Altogether 167 swab samples were taken on Monday out of which 21 are under RT-PCR and 146 under RAT. There were not a single positive case on Saturday and Sunday.

Altogether 1,915 cases have been found positive under RAT with over 50 per cent without travel history. 3,254 persons on being cured have been discharged from hospitals.The number of active cases is 26.

Nine COVID-19 positive patients have breathed their last at Silchar Medical College and Hospital. 14 deaths at SMC&H have been declared as 'non-COVID' by the State level Death Audit Board.

15 COVID-19 asymptomatic persons are under home isolation.

Of the 28,539 RT-PCR samples taken, 26,142 have tested negative. Swab results of 112 persons are awaited. Altogether 1,00,913 swab samples were taken out of which 28,539 are under RT-PCR and 72,374 under RAT.

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