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Nagaland Covid-19 status: 50 more test positive, total tally rises to 1339

By Our Reporter Updated: Jul 26, 2020 4:01 pm

Our Reporter

Dimapur, July 26 (EMN): The number of positive cases continues to rise as 50 more Covid-19 positive cases were reported on Sunday, taking the tally to 1339 in the state.

This was informed by the minister of Health, S Pangnyu Phom, through a social media update on Sunday afternoon.

“50 new cases of Covid-19 have been detected out of 328 test results received. 

28 in Kohima, 13 in Mon & 9 in Dimapur,” the minister tweeted.

Till date, health authorities have declared 541 patients as ‘recovered’ and 794 as ‘active’ cases.

As of July 25, the state reported four deaths. However, an investigation has been initiated to establish a link between Covid-19 and the death of one of the patients as co-morbid conditions were present, Health minister tweeted on Saturday.

It may be mentioned that Nagaland recorded its first Covid-19 positive cases on May 25 when three returnees tested positive for the virus.

The state breached the 1000-mark positive cases on July 20 as 33 more Covid-19 positive cases were reported, taking the tally to 1021 on July 20.

As of July 26, Dimapur has the highest cases among the districts with 364 active cases, followed by Kohima with 217 active cases; Mon has 124 cases; Peren has 67 cases; Mokokchung has nine cases; Zunheboto has eight; Tuensang has seven cases; Phek has four cases while Longleng has three cases and Wokha has one case.

At the time of writing this report according to the severity of the symptoms, out of the 794 active cases, 790 cases are asymptomatic while there are two mild cases, one moderate case and one critical case (on a ventilator).

By Our Reporter Updated: Jul 26, 2020 4:01:24 pm