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Random Covid-19 test begins in Guwahati

Guwahati: In view of the rise of Covid-19 cases in the State the District Administration, Kamrup (M) on Saturday has started conducting random Covid-19 tests at offices, temples and business establishment, to curb the spread of the deadly disease. The random test is likely to continue till April 12 report says.

As its action plan, the district administration divided Kamrup Metro into five parts- East Zone, Sonapur BPHC, Capital Zone, West Zone, and Khanapara Zone.

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As many as five teams were deployed in the East Zone, six in Sonapur BPHC, nine in Capital Zone, eight in West Zone, and five in Khanapara Zone.

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Meanwhile, the state government has put the hospital authorities on alert to control the Covid-19 positive cases during the time of Rongali Bihu. The state health department on Friday issued a new set of Covid-19 protocol to curb the spread of the disease during the Rongali Bihu hours.

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On the other hand, the covid-19 caseload in Assam is also increasing in the past few weeks. As of Saturday, 405 people were infected by the coronavirus in the state the report said. Kamrup district records the highest number of 145 Covid-19cases following the other districts.

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Moreover, on Saturday two deaths were reported in the state. The deaths were reported from Kamrup (M) and Baksa districts.

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