Hailakandi: 1,678 persons are under home quarantine with 18 more quarantined on Sunday in Hailakandi district. Joint Director, Health Services, Dr. Ramesh Chandra Dwivedy disclosed that swab samples of 59 persons have been taken for the second time while 43 swab samples for the third time.
Of the 239 swab samples taken, including 34 on Sunday, 162 turned out to be negative with one COVID-19 death. Results of five swab samples tested negative on Sunday.
He said that there were some formalities to be observed before discharging any persons who have had completed 28 days home quarantine or persons whose swab samples have had tested negative for the third consecutive time. "Hope very shortly we will be able to discharge numbers of people," he added. Dr.Dwivedy further informed that 1,604 persons under home quarantine have completed 14 days while 1,483 persons completed 28 days quarantine period. Five persons are under institutional quarantine.