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Nagaland Covid update: Caseload soars past 8000-mark

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By Our Reporter Updated: Oct 20, 2020 7:52 pm
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Dimapur, Oct. 20 (EMN): Nagaland recorded 67 new Covid-19 positive cases on Tuesday, taking the state’s tally to 8020.

This was informed by the minister for Health and Family Welfare, S Pangnyu Phom.

’67 positive cases of Covid-19 were detected today (Tuesday); Dimapur-38, Kohima-13, Tuensang-11, Mon-5. Also, 60 positive patients have recovered; Tuensang-27, Kohima and Mon 13 each and Dimapur-7,’ tweeted the minister.

According to information provided by the Health department, Nagaland has 1657 active Covid-19 cases, out of which 1576 are asymptomatic, 62 mild, 13 moderate, 3 severe on oxygen and 3 on ventilator. The state has also recorded 6267 recoveries and 28 deaths, out which six are ‘not Covid-related’.

In regard to district-wise distribution of Covid-19 cases, Dimapur leads with 1150 cases, followed by Kohima-345, Mokokchung-58, Mon-49, Peren-24,Tuensang-19, Zunheboto-7, Longleng-3 and Phek and  Kiphire one each while Wokha has zero cases so far.

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By Our Reporter Updated: Oct 20, 2020 7:52:04 pm