HAILAKANDI: A total of 9 fresh COVID-19 positive cases have been reported from South Assam's Hailakandi district on Friday, taking the total tally to 3,198. Health authorities here disclosed that all the 9 positive cases have been detected under the Rapid Antigen Test (RAT). Altogether 614 swab samples were taken on Friday out of which 148 are under RT-PCR and 466 under RAT.
Altogether 1,861 cases have been found positive under RAT with over 50 per cent without travel history. 3,055 persons on being cured have been released from hospitals. The number of active cases is 124. 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. 81 COVID-19 asymptomatic persons are under home isolation. Of the 26,798 RT-PCR samples taken, 24,410 have tested negative. Swab results of 171 persons are awaited. Altogether 88,221 swab samples were taken out of which 26,946 are under RT-PCR and 61,275 under RAT.
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