Nagaland: Two more test positive for COVID-19; total cases rise to 179

The two new cases are reported from Kohima quarantine centre.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 17 Jun 2020, 5:18 am

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Nagaland on Tuesday reported two fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 179, official sources said.

The new cases were among the 316 samples tested, Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom posted on Twitter.

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Both cases are reported from Kohima quarantine centre, the minister said.

"2 new cases of COVID-19 +ve have been reported out of 316 samples tested. All cases are from Kohima QC," the minister tweeted.

Of the total 179 COVID-19 positive cases reported in the state, 87 are active cases. The other 92 patients have recovered from the disease.

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On Monday, Nagaland reported nine COVID-19 positive cases, taking the total number of cases in the state to 177.

 

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First published:16 Jun 2020, 11:24 am

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