8 New COVID19 positive cases in Dima Hasao

Haflong, June 21, 2020 : Eight more persons have been detected with COVID19 positive in Dima Hasao on June 20, rising total cases to 100 in the district. The report of the last one new case was received today while other 7 cases were received in the evening of June 20.

The Executive Member of NCHills Autonomous Council i/c Medical Samuel Changsan, informed today, June 21, saying, “After a few days of no positive test results, we received 8 Positive test results, yesterday.”

Later, the DIPRO said,” as on this date 21-06-2020 with one more positive case reported during the repeat test of a home quarantined person.”

The last case was found from a home qurantinee at Chotolangpher in Panimur area near Umrangso in the late  evening of June 20 (Saturday). The patient was earlier kept in an institutional quarantine centre and later relieved after tested negative.
As such, the district administration have declared the area as containment zone and restricted unnecessary movement within the area to prevent any further spread of the virus.
The present status of the district is : Total case 100, of which 57 patients have recovered and discharged. Still in Active case is 43, who are undergoing medical treatment in isolation wards of Haflong Civil Hospital, while one patient is outside of the district..

Report on June 20 : Seven more persons have been detected with COVID19 positive in Dima Hasao on June 20, rising total cases to 99 in the district.

According to DIPRO, three persons are from different community quarantine centres while other Four are from various institutional quarantine centers in Dima Hasao.

One among the seven is from Village Community quarantine Centre, Richibanglo (Male). Two each from Village Community quarantine Centre, Namzeurang, (1 Female & 1 Male); Govt. College Girl’s Hostel , Haflong (Both Female); and Govt. Boy’s Higher secondary School, Haflong (Both Male).

The newly detected persons belongs to the Age group between 20 to 27 years.

The Executive Member of NCHills Autonomous Council i/c Medical Samuel Changsan, informed on June 19, about 60 more negative result.

The EM said, “And the positive “negative” news continues. 60 more negative results today.40 fresh from Institutional QCs.12 from Home/ Village QCs ( 2nd test on 14th day). 02 from the Institutional QCs excempted category (both are 70 years +). And. 06 from the HCH Covid Positive Isolational ward. So our recovered patients has increased to 51+06 = 57”

The present status, as such is that among the total 99 cases, 57 persons have already been discharged after they were tested negative. Presently there are 42 active cases, who are in isolation wards in Haflong Civil Hospital, Haflong. One person is still outside of the district.