Coronavirus- 5 samples tested negative, 1543 people quarantined in Nagaland

Kohima, March 25 (NE): Dr. Vizolie Z Suokhrie, Principal Director, Health and Family Welfare, GoN has informed that as on 05:00 pm, today, March 25, 2020 there is no positive cases of Coronavirus detected in Nagaland.

A total of 5433 passengers were screened at Dimapur Airport and 17290 people were screened at railway station and at different road entry points, it added.

A total of 8 samples for suspected Covid-19 were sent for test from Nagaland, in which 5 samples tested negative. Three samples sent on March 25, 2020, results are awaited, informed the Covid-19 bulletin, today.

Out of this, 1543 persons are quarantined in the state, this includes people who entered Nagaland from different locations since March 06, 2020.

Nagaland State has 171 Isolation beds, said the report. The number of calls received through helpline stands at 17,897. At present six Foreigners are present at the state, added the report.

Meanwhile, Northeast reported its second positive case in Mizoram, a 50 year old man has been tested positive of corona virus at Aizawl. This is the first case confirmed in the state. The patient has immediately been taken to Zoram Medical College at Aizawl and kept in Isolation, Health Minister R Lalthangliana said on Wednesday.

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