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Nagaland Covid-19 update: 23 more positive cases detected; tally nears 700-mark

By Our Reporter Updated: Jul 10, 2020 9:41 am

Our Reporter

Dimapur, July 10 (EMN): Twenty-three more Covid-19 positive cases have been reported on Friday, July 10 taking the total tally of the state to 696.

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

“23  fresh positive cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed. 14 in Kohima, 7 in Dimapur, 1 each in Wokha and Phek,” the minister tweeted on Friday morning.

Till date, Health authorities in Nagaland have declared 304 patients as ‘recovered’ and 392 active cases in the state.

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 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 July 10, Peren has the highest cases among the districts with 121 active cases, followed by Mon with 73 active cases. kohima has 81 active cases; Dimapur has 71 cases; Tuensang has 29 cases; Phek has 13 cases, while Mokokchung has three cases and Wokha with one case.

By Our Reporter Updated: Jul 10, 2020 9:41:24 am