Nagaland; 43 COVID-19 positive cases reported, all returnees from Chennai

Nagaland 43 COVID-19 positive cases reported, all positive cases are among the returnees from Chennai

Kohima, May 31 (NE): Nagaland reported 07 new COVID-19 positive cases today, May 31, 2020 at 07:25 am, taking the total count in the state to 43.

Among the 07 new cases reported today, 04 are from Kohima and 03 from Dimapur. All new cases reported are among returnees from Chennai.

Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom took twitter to update on the news on COVID-19 cases in Nagaland. ‘Out of 92 samples tested, 4 Female & 3 Male, all returnees from Chennai has tested COVID-19 positive. 4 at Kohima & 3 at Dimapur’ – unquote.

Among the overall 43 cases in the State, 25 cases tested positive for COVID-19 from Dimapur, 13 from Kohima and 05 from Tuensang.

All the COVID-19 cases reported in the state so far, are imported, from among the stranded citizens of Nagaland who returned from Chennai in a Shramik special train on May 22, 2020.