Kohima, August 08 (NEx): Nagaland reported 31 new COVID positive cases and 69 recoveries from COVID-19, today, August 08, 2020, updates Nagaland COVID-19 daily bulletin issued by Dr. Denis Hangsing, Additional Director, Health and Family Welfare, Government of Nagaland.
Nagaland Health Minister, S Pangnyu Phom, in his tweet updated that, out of 607 samples tested, 31 new COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed.
Necessary contact tracing have been activated and all primary contacts are under self isolation – updates the Health Minister.
Out of 607 samples tested. 31 new +ve cases have been detected.
12 in Kohima, 10 in Dimapur, 6 in Zunheboto & 3 in Wokha.
Contact tracing is fully put in force & all primary contacts are kept under self isolation to avoid further transmission.
— S Pangnyu Phom (@pangnyu) August 8, 2020
Among the 31 new COVID-19 positive cases confirmed, 12 cases are in Kohima, 10 in Dimapur, 6 in Zunheboto and 3 in Wokha district. 11 positive cases are among Armed Force personnel, 5 returnees, 10 traced contacts and 4 frontline workers and one case related to NLA, Raj Bhavan, informed the State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, H&FW.
With 31 new cases, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Nagaland rises to 2688 today. Among the confirmed cases, 893 patients have recovered from COVID-19, including the 69 patients who recovered today. The State has reported seven deaths of COVID positive patients. Among that, one COVID positive patient’s death is not due to COVID-19, the patient had co-morbidities, as per the COVID-19 bulletin.
Among the 1785 active COVID-19 cases in Nagaland, 1121 patients are undergoing treatment at Dimapur, 410 at Kohima, 164 at Mon, 3 at Peren, 1 at Tuensang, 9 at Phek and 5 at Mokokchung, 58 at Zunheboto and 14 at Wokha district.
Kiphire district in Nagaland is the only COVID-19 free district with zero cases reported till today. Meanwhile, Longleng district has also become COVID-19 free district, as all three positive patients recovered from COVID-19.