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COVID-19 tally rises to 1,922 in Hailakandi district

16 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

  |  26 Aug 2020 5:41 AM GMT

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HAILAKANDI: 16 fresh COVID-19 positive cases have been reported from South Assam's Hailakandi district on Sunday, taking the total tally to 1,922. Health authorities here disclosed that all the 16 positive cases have been detected under the Rapid Antigen Test (RAT).

Altogether 996 cases have been found positive under RAT with over 50 per cent without travel history. 1,489 persons on being cured have been discharged from hospitals. The number of active cases is 418. Six COVID-19 positive patients have breathed their last at Silchar Medical College and Hospital. Nine deaths at SMC&H have been declared as 'non-COVID' by the State level Death Audit Board. 140 numbers of COVID-19 afflicted persons are under home isolation. Of the 16,886 swab samples taken, 14,793 have tested negative. Swab results of 287 persons are awaited.

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