100 positive in Cachar, 14 in Hailakandi; both districts report lowest numbers in recent times
The COVID-19 update for August 30 is here. In Cachar, a total of 100people have tested positive until 7 pm. Out of which, 84 were tested through RAT, while the remaining with RT-PCR. As per the authorities, a total of 708 RAT were conducted today at different centres across Cachar.
As for Hailakandi, 14 fresh coronavirus cases (12 RAT, 2 RT-PCR) were reported, taking the total tally to 2,262. Altogether 1,171 cases have been found positive under RAT with over 50 per cent without travel history. 1,770 persons on being cured have been discharged from hospitals. The number of active cases is 477
In the district, 103 COVID-19 afflicted persons are under home isolation. Of the 21,407 swab samples taken, 16,778 have tested negative. Swab results of 2,658 persons are awaited.
The district administration has stepped up swab samples collection. 21,467 swab samples were taken under RT-PCR and 26,796 under RAT. 40-45 mobile medical teams have also fanned out to different parts of the district.