Nagaland records 56 fresh Covid-19 cases, total tally reaches 9,207

Nagaland records 56 fresh Covid-19 cases, total tally reaches 9,207

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Dimapur: Nagaland recorded 56 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday taking the state's tally to 9,207.

Informing about the newly recorded cases, Principal secretary (home) Abhijit Sinha, in his briefing, said of the 56 new cases, 27 were recorded in Dimapur, 24 in Kohima, two each in Mon and Tuensang and one in Phek.

He further added that out of the 9,207 positive cases, 7,934 people have recovered so far while the active cases stood at 1,143.

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A total of 38 patients succumbed to the virus.

As per the severity of symptoms, 1,091 active cases are asymptomatic, 34 mild, eight moderate and on oxygen, six severe and on oxygen and four are on ventilator, he said.

Of the 9,207 positive cases, 3,977 are from the armed forces/ police, 1,664 returnees, 3,120 traced contacts and 446 frontline workers.

Sinha said a total of 63,055 samples have been sent for testing through RT-PCR and results of 61,850 samples have been received. He added that 33,973 samples have been sent for testing on Truenat and results of 33,945 samples have been received. Through rapid antigen test, 4,207 samples have been tested.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Nov 05, 2020