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24 swab samples from Lakhimpur sent for COVID-19 test

24 swab samples from Lakhimpur sent for COVID-19 test

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  22 April 2020 7:21 AM GMT


LAKHIMPUR: Lakhimpur District Health Department on Tuesday sent swab samples of 24 persons to Regional Viral Research and Diagnostic Laboratory, ICMR, RMRC of Dibrugarh district for COVID-19 test. Out of them, swab samples of 19 persons were sent for the repeat test while the rest five are of health officials who have been extending their services to fight against the pandemic in the district.

On the other hand, the results of six swab samples sent on Monday for COVID-19 test were reported to the District Health Department on Tuesday and all those samples tested negative for coronavirus.

At present, one person of the district is under observation in the isolation ward of the COVID-19 Hospital of the district at Telahi Model Hospital while a total of 14 people are in the mass quarantine facility of the same hospital. In addition to it, 11 persons have been kept in the mass quarantine facility set up at OPD College and two in Punjab Hotel.

The number of people stamped for home quarantine in the district increased to 4,592 on Tuesday. The Health Department stamped 28 people of the district for home quarantine on Monday and 20 people on Tuesday. On the other hand, 670 persons of the district on Monday and 399 people on Tuesday, with a cumulative total of 2,837, completed their 28-day long period of home quarantine in the district.

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