Nagaland Covid-19 Update: Two More Test Positive; Total Cases Rise To 181
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Nagaland covid-19 update: Two more test positive; total cases rise to 181

By Our Reporter Updated: Jun 17, 2020 10:12 am

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Dimapur, June 17 (EMN): Two more cases have been recorded as returnees tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday, taking the total number of positive cases to 181 in the state.

This was informed by the Minister for Health and Family Welfare, S Pangnyu Phom, through a social media update on Wednesday morning.

“2 new cases of Covid-19 positive have been reported out of 318 samples tested.  1 each from Dimapur QC and Tuensang QC,” the minister tweeted at 8:50 am on Wednesday morning.

His update in figures also shows that three more positive cases have been recovered.

Till date, Health authorities in Nagaland have declared 103 patients as ‘recovered’. As per the Health department’s update, there are 78 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 positive cases breached 100-mark on June 6 as 13 returnees from Chennai tested positive for the virus, taking the state’s tally to 107 on June 6.

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.

By Our Reporter Updated: Jun 17, 2020 10:12:45 am
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