HAILAKANDI: Three more confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported from Hailakandi on Sunday, taking the tally to 140.
Health authorities here disclosed that Basu Das, 33, Subhajit Das,18 and Samiruddin Laskar 23, have tested positive. While Samiruddin was in Joymangal High School Quarantine Centre, Basu and Subhajit were under home quarantine at Monacherra Part I. Two infected patients have been shifted to the isolation wards of SK Roy Civil Hospital while one to Dholai MG Model Hospital at Katlicherra.
Two COVID-19 positive patients succumbed to the contagious disease in the district, the recent victim being Mangoli Rani Das, 53, a resident of Bakrihower Part I under Algapur revenue circle, who breathed her last at the Silchar Medical College and Hospital on Friday morning. Another COVID-19 positive patient named Foijul Haque Barbhuiya, 65, of Borjurai village under Hailakandi revenue circle died at SMC&H on April 10 last.
Superintendent of SK Roy designated COVID-19 Civil Hospital, Dr. Sudip Chakraborty said that 50 COVID-19 positive patients have been admitted at the isolation wards while 21 are at SMC&H. There are currently 97 active cases, which include two deaths. 43 patients on being cured have been discharged from the civil hospital in Hailakandi, SMC&H, Silchar and Guwahati Medical College and Hospital.
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