Nagaland Covid-19 update: 19 more test positive; total tally at 434
Dimapur, June 29 (EMN): Nineteen more cases of Covid-19 positive have been reported as returnees tested positive for the virus on Monday, June 29, taking the total tally of the state to 434.
This was informed by the Minister for Health and Family Welfare, S Pangnyu Phom, through a social media update on Monday morning.
“19 new cases of Covid-19 positive have been reported out of 322 samples tested. 18 from Jakhama QC & 1 from Peren QC,” the minister tweeted at 9:50 am on Monday.
Till date, Health authorities in Nagaland have declared 164 patients as ‘recovered’. As per the Health department’s update, there are 270 active cases in the state and no death till date.
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 number of positive cases breached 100-mark as 13 returnees from Chennai tested positive for the virus, taking the state’s tally to 107 on June 6.
Subsequently, the number of positive cases crossed the 300-mark of Covid-19 cases as 50 returnees tested positive for the virus, taking the state’s tally to 330 on June 23.
Meanwhile, the number of Covid-19 recovered cases in the state reached 100-mark on June 16 as 11 more returnees tested negative for Covid-19 in their second tests on Tuesday, taking the recovery tally to 103 in the state.
As of June 29, Peren has 83 active cases, followed by Kohima with 87 active cases; Dimapur has 55 active cases; Mon with 38 active cases; Tuensang and Zunheboto has three active cases each and Phek has one active case.