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Two more Covid-19 positive cases recover in Nagaland

By Our Reporter Updated: Jun 09, 2020 10:46 pm
Directorate of Health and Family Welfare

Our Reporter
Dimapur, June 9 (EMN):
Two more Covid-19 patients have been declared ‘recovered’ by the Health authorities in Nagaland.

In an update issued on Tuesday, the state’s directorate of Health and Family Welfare informed that two patients undergoing treatment at Chedema Covid-19 hospital in Kohima have recovered.

Till date, Health authorities in Nagaland have declared 10 patients ‘recovered’.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, Nagaland reported five more Covid-19 positive cases, taking the state’s tally to 127.

“Five new positive cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the last 24 hours out of the 333 samples tested,” tweeted the minister for Health and Family Welfare, S Pangnyu Phom.

Nagaland recorded its first three Covid-19 positive cases on May 25. As per the Health department’s update, there are 117 active cases in the state.

However, in his daily Covid-19 briefing, Home Commisioner Abhijit Sinha, differed the Health department’s figure.

“Today, five samples were tested positive for Covid-19. The total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 127. Out of this, the total active cases are 119. All the positive persons are receiving medical care at the designated Covid-19 hospitals,” he said.

‘Till date, 4732 samples have been tested. Results of 3518 samples have been received and the rest are awaited. A total 5922 persons are presently under facility quarantine. Out of the 152 samples tested by TrueNat machines, results for 38 are awaited,’ he informed.

According to Sinha, a special train from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala left for Dimapur at around 2.30 pm on Tuesday. “This train will be boarded by the stranded people of Nagaland from the states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. A bus carrying 17 passengers from Jharkhand and Bihar and another bus carrying 34 passengers from Madhya Pradesh are reaching Nagaland today (Tuesday),” he said.

By Our Reporter Updated: Jun 09, 2020 10:46:49 pm