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Assam: 11 new corona cases detected; tally rises to 2,884 in Hailakandi

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11 fresh COVID-19 positive cases have been reported from South Assam’s Hailakandi district on Sunday, taking the total tally to 2,884. Health authorities here disclosed that of the 11 positive cases, 10 have been detected under the Rapid Antigen Test (RAT).

Altogether 341 swab samples were taken on Sunday in Hailakandi. Altogether 1,618 cases have been found positive under RAT with over 50 percent without travel history. 2,645 persons on being cured have been released from hospitals.

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The number of active cases is 220. 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. 91 COVID-19 asymptomatic persons are under home isolation. Of the 24,526 swab samples taken, 22,071 have tested negative. Swab results of 309 persons are awaited.

Altogether 63,684 swab samples were taken under RT-PCR and RAT. 40-45 mobile medical teams have fanned out to different parts of the district. 

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