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Nagaland Covid-19 update: Results of 481 samples received

By EMN Updated: Apr 23, 2020 1:10 am

Dimapur, April 22 (EMN): Nagaland state has sent 543 samples of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) suspected cases for testing as of 3 pm on April 22, out of which 481 returned negative and the results of the remaining 62 samples are awaited, according to official update.

A total of 1452 persons were screened on Wednesday and 120 persons are under quarantine facility, informed Home Commissioner Abhijit Sinha in an update.

 “In regard to contact tracing and tracking in connection with the Covid-19 positive person from Dimapur detected in Guwahati; as of 21st April 2020, the surveillance teams have covered 834 households and 4755 persons screened. So far, all samples sent from Dimapur in connection with the positive case have tested negative,” Sinha stated.

He added that the “availability of food grains, medicines, POL and other essential goods and commodities in various districts of the state” remains normal.

By EMN Updated: Apr 23, 2020 1:10:12 am