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Nagaland: 5 more Covid-19 cases, tally reaches 127

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By EMN Updated: Jun 09, 2020 1:29 pm
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Dimapur, June 9 (EMN): Five more Covid-19 positive cases have been reported as returnees tested positive for Covid-19 at the bio-safety level-3 (BSL-3) virology lab in Kohima on Monday, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 127.

This was informed by Health minister S Pangnyu Phom on a social media update on Tuesday morning.

‘5 new positive cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the past 24 hours out of the 333 samples tested,’ the minister tweeted.

Nagaland recorded its first cases, three Covid-19 positive cases, on May 25. The fourth case was reported on May 26. Five more cases were recorded on May 27 taking the positive cases to nine.

The cases doubled as the state recorded a total of nine fresh cases, a third-highest single-day increase of positive cases so far, taking the tally to 18 Covid-19 positive cases in Nagaland on May 28.

Seven more returnees from Chennai were tested positive for the Covid-19 on May 29, taking the count to 25 on Friday.

The state recorded a second-highest single-day increase in the number of cases as eleven more returnees tested positive for the virus on May 30, taking the count to 36.

The number of cases went higher as seven more returnees tested positive for the virus on May 31, taking the tally to 43 in Nagaland.

No positive case was recorded on June 1. Six more returnees from Chennai tested positive for the virus on June 2, taking the total number of positive cases in Nagaland to 49.

Nine more returnees tested positive for the virus on June 3, taking the tally to 58 in the state.

The state recorded its highest single-day increase in the number of cases as 22 returnees from Chennai tested positive for the virus on June 4, taking the total tally of the state to 80.

14 more cases of Covid-19 was recorded on June 5 as returnees from Chennai tested positive for the virus on Thursday, taking the number of positive cases to 94 in the state.

Nagaland crossed the hundred-mark cases on June 6 as 13 new cases were recorded, taking the total number of positive cases in Nagaland at 107.

At the same day, eight positive cases recovered from the virus on June 6.

The state recorded more cases as 11 returnees tested positive for the virus on June 7, taking the tally to 118 in Nagaland.

Four new cases were recorded on June 7, taking the tally to 122 in the state.

With today’s five new cases, Dimapur has 92 cases, followed by Kohima with 21 cases. Tuensang has five cases and one case from Peren has been reported so far.

As on June 9, Nagaland has 127 positive cases, out of which, 119 cases are active, and eight patients have on June 6 recovered from the virus.

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By EMN Updated: Jun 09, 2020 1:29:18 pm