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Nagaland; 77 new COVID positive cases, 5 recoveries & 1 death on August 7

Nagaland reported 77 new COVID positive cases, 05 recoveries from COVID-19 and one death, today, August 07, 2020

Kohima, August 07 (NEx): Nagaland reported 77 new COVID positive cases, 05 recoveries from COVID-19 and one death, today, August 07, 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 707 samples tested, 77 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.

Among the 77 new COVID-19 positive cases confirmed, 74 cases are in Dimapur and 3 in Kohima district. 56 positive cases are among Armed Force personnel, 3 returnees, 15 traced contacts and 3 frontline workers, informed State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, H&FW.

With 77 new cases, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Nagaland rises to 2657 today. Among the confirmed cases, 824 patients have recovered from COVID-19, including the 5 patients who recovered today. The State has reported one more death of COVID patient today, taking the death toll to 7. Among that, one COVID positive patient’s death is not due to COVID-19, the patient had Co-morbidities, informed the COVID-19 bulletin on August 06, 2020.

Among the 1824 active COVID-19 cases in Nagaland, 1163 patients are undergoing treatment at Dimapur, 408 at Kohima, 164 at Mon, 3 at Peren, 1 at Tuensang, 14 at Phek and 7 at Mokokchung, 52 at Zunheboto and 12 at Wokha district.

Kiphire district in Nagaland is the only COVID-19 free district with zero case reported till today. Meanwhile, Longleng district has also become COVID-19 free district, as all three positive patients recovered from COVID-19.