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Assam ADGP Harmeet Singh tests COVID-19 positive with ‘mild symptoms’

GUWAHATI: Assam Police additional director general (ADGP) Harmeet Singh today tested positive for COVID-19.

Singh has requested who came in touch with him in the last few days to take care.

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“Have tested positive for Covid 19. Mild symptoms. Request anyone who came in contact with me over the past few days to please take care. #TogetherWeShallOvercome,” Singh tweeted.

On Wednesday, Assamese singer Vitali Das succumbed to COVID-19 infection at Kalapahar COVID Hospital where she was undergoing treatment.

Over the past 24 hours, Assam has recorded 1,665 new positive cases taking the total to 2,29,138, and five more COVID-19-related deaths. The total fatality in the state stands at 1,150.

During the last 24 hours, 62,107 samples were screened for COVID-19, bringing the total number of such tests to 80,25,528.

On the other hand, India reported a record 3,14,835 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total caseload to 1,59,30,965, according to data released by the Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday morning.

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