COVID-19

Nagaland: COVID-19 positive cases surge to 156

Of the new cases, six cases were reported from Dimapur quarantine centre, two from Kohima quarantine centre and one from Peren quarantine centre, Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 12 Jun 2020, 12:54 pm

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The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Nagaland increased to 156 as nine more persons tested positive for the virus, official sources said on Friday.

Taking to Twitter, Nagaland stated Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said that the new cases were among the 251 samples tested at Naga Hospital Authority, Kohima.

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Of the new cases, six cases were reported from Dimapur quarantine centre, two from Kohima quarantine centre and one from Peren quarantine centre, Phom said.

With the detection of new COVID-19 cases, the number of active cases in the state rose to 126.

So far, 30 patients have recovered from the disease, the minister said in his tweet.

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Nagaland is yet to register COVID-19 death.

On Thursday, 26 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Nagaland, taking the total cases in the state to 147.

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First published:12 Jun 2020, 12:51 pm

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