Coronavirus: 172 under surveillance in Nagaland
Our Correspondent Kohima, March 2 (EMN): In Nagaland, 172 persons with travel history from the novel coronavirus-hit country of China and affected countries are under surveillance, according to the latest update from the department of Health and Family Welfare on Monday.
Out of the total of 172, 131 persons were from other countries; 33 Nagas, and eight Indians. Meanwhile, 10 persons were advised for home quarantine, according to the update from Dr. Vizolie Z Suokhrie, principal secretary of the department.
He added that there were no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
Further, the department assured that all surveillance, rapid response, logistics for case management and diagnosis are in place. Fifteen hospitals have been “identified for isolation, while the number of beds identified stands at 52”, it was informed.