112 fresh COVID cases detected in Karimganj, pushes tally to 5,069

112 fresh COVID cases detected in Karimganj, pushes tally to 5,069

KARIMGANJ: Karimganj registered highest ever spike in a single day with detection of 112 fresh COVID-19 cases on Saturday, pushing the coronavirus tally in the district to 5,069.
Of the 112’active cases detected on Saturday, 106 have been found positive under Rapid Antigen Test and six under RT-PCR.
28 jail inmates of District Jail have been infected with COVID-19 on Friday and six earlier, taking the total number of positive cases to 34.
The district has altogether 470 active COVID-19 cases while 15 patients have been discharged from hospital and home isolation on Friday.
1,294’swab samples were collected on Saturday. Altogether 2,38,539 samples have been tested so far.
The district has currently 13 active containment zones.