Hailakandi, June 13 : Total of 27 confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus have been reported from Hailakandi on Saturday, taking the tally to 137.
Health authorities here disclosed that 27 persons namely Jakir Hussain Barbhuiya, 28, Imran Hussain, 19, Shahjahan Ahmed Laskar, 20, Ranjit Naidu, 28, Abdul Mumin, 28, Azaruddin Barbhuiya, 20, Kutubuddin Laskar, 30, Sorifuddin, 22, Jabed Ahmed, 21, Saharul Islam Mazumder, 21, Samsuddin Shek, 28, Sajidul Islam, 20, Ali Ahmed Laskar, 20, Hussain Ahmed, 23, Anwar Hussain Laskar, 23, Jiabur Rahman, 23, Asokuddin Laskar, 22, Joshimuddin Sekh, 18, Nazmul Haque, 28, Roma Keot, 26, Islamul Haque Laskar, 31, Jiaul Haque Mazumder, 32, Jashimuddin Laskar, 22, Azad Hussain Talukder, 21, Mijamul Haque, 19, Sarimul Hussain Laskar, 25 and Kaidul Islam, 22, under facility quarantine centres at Joymangal High School and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya have all tested positive.
All those tested positive have travel history to Mumbai and Pune. Four infected patients have been shifted to the isolation wards of SK Roy Civil Hospital and 23 to Dholai Model Hospital at Katlicherra.
Two COVID-19 positive patients succumbed to the contagious disease in the district, the recent victim being Mangoli Rani Das, 53, a resident of Bakrihower Part I under Algapur revenue circle, who breathed her last at the Silchar Medical College and Hospital on Friday morning.Another COVID-19 positive patient named Foijul Haque Barbhuiya, 65, of Borjurai village under Hailakandi revenue circle died at SMC&H on April 10 last.
Superintendent of SK Roy designated COVID-19 Civil Hospital, Dr.Sudip Chakraborty informed that 48 COVID-19 positive patients are admitted at the isolation wards while 21 are at SMC&H.There are currently 94 active cases, which include two deaths. 43 patients on being cured have been discharged from civil hospital in Hailakandi, SMC&H, Silchar and Guwahati Medical College and Hospital. The district administration has declared five containment zones to arrest the spread of COVID-19.