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13 new corona cases detected; tally rises to 3,241 in Hailakandi

13 fresh COVID-19 positive cases have been reported from South Assam’s Hailakandi district on Wednesday, taking the total tally to 3,241.

Health authorities here disclosed that all the 13 positive cases have been detected under the Rapid Antigen Test (RAT).

Altogether 2,098 swab samples were taken on Wednesday out of which 273 are under RT-PCR and 1,925 under RAT.

Altogether 1,902 cases have been found positive under RAT with over 50 per cent without travel history.

3,142 persons on being cured have been discharged from hospitals.

The number of active cases is 80.

Also, Eight COVID-19 positive patients have breathed their last at Silchar Medical College and Hospital.

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11 deaths at SMC&H have been declared as ‘non-COVID’ by the State level Death Audit Board.

45 COVID-19 asymptomatic persons are under home isolation.

Of the 27,719 RT-PCR samples taken, 24,863 have tested negative.

Swab results of 464 persons are awaited.

Altogether 95,756 swab samples were taken out of which 27,719 are under RT-PCR and 68,037 under RAT

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