Haflong, July 28, 2020 : One Doctor on home quarantine today tested COVID-19 positive. With this, the total COVID-19 case in Dima Hasao district reached 164. Out of this 147 patients have been discharged after they tested negative, while one patient is outside of the district. Now, Active case, including one at Guwahati is 15. Among this 15 persons, 11 (eleven) patients are under going treatment at Haflong Civil Hospital.
Informing about the new case at 12.59 PM today, the Executive Member of NCHills Autonomous Council incharge Medical Hen Samuel Changsan said, “Sad to inform that one of hard working, sincere doctor has tested positive. Wish you a speedy recovery.” “Salute to the frontline warriors of Dima Hasao”, he added.
Later at 5:27 PM today, the DIPRO said, “1 Doctor on home quarantine today tested COVID-19 positive. She was earlier on duty at the Diyungbra Entry check Point (Female). The below given data is as per the record of discharged, referred to Hospitals outside Dima Hasao, Home quarantine etc. Active 15 ( Out of which 11 at under treatment at Haflong Civil Hospital)”.
Report on July 26, 2020 : COVID-19 case in Dima Hasao has reached 160 on July 25, as 2 (two) Frontline Health Workers (Both Male) of Dima Hasao were tested COVID-19 positive at Diyungbra Entry Point, Diyungmukh on July 24. The two new cases were 47 and 40 years old respectively as per DIPRO’s information.
Out of the total 160 case, 147 have been discharged after they tested negative and the active case was 13 on the day. The active figure includes one person at a hospital in Guwahati.
Report on July 25 : COVID-19 case in Dima Hasao has reached 158 on July 24, with 8 discharged on the day. Out of the total 158, 147 have been discharged after they tested negative and the active case was 11 on the day. The active figure includes one person at a hospital in Guwahati.
Updating the news on July 24, DIPRO said, “8 more persons are discharged today from isolation ward of Haflong Civil Hospital. It is to be noted that a mandatory protocol as per Assam Covid-19 Discharge Board for a strict institutional/home quarantine is advised to all patients who test negative on their repeat test and are discharged.
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“5 persons reported COVID-19 positive at checkgates. 1 at the Manderdisa border check gate from Haflong who has a travel history from Delhi ( Female). 4 members family with minor kids of age 6 years(M) and 4 years (F) returning from Lanka, Hojai resident of Umrangso. They were found positive during RAT test at Diyungbra border check gate. Three persons discharged from the isolation ward at Haflong Civil Hospital ”, she said.
Earlier on July 21 at 7pm, the DIPRO stated that two positive reports detected at the two border check gates at Ditokcherra and Diyungbra ( 2- Male); one from Siksha Bhawan Institutional Quarantine Center ( Female who has a travel history from outside state); four labourers who were under self quarantine facility initiated by the Company/ Employer at 16th Kilo Umrangso ( All male).
Meanwhile, two patients were discharged from the isolation ward at Haflong Civil Hospital on the day, July 21.