Nagaland COVID-19 tally reaches 2498 with 93 new cases on August 5

Nagaland COVID-19 positive tally reaches 2498 with 93 new cases today, August 05, 2020

Kohima, August 05 (NEx): Nagaland COVID-19 positive tally reaches 2498 with 93 new cases today, August 05, 2020, updates Nagaland COVID-19 daily bulletin issued by Dr Denis Hangsing, Additional Director, Health and Family Welfare, Government of Nagaland.

Earlier this afternoon, Nagaland Health Minister, S Pangnyu Phom, in his tweet updated that, out of 455 samples tested, 94 new COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed.

Later, Additional Director, H&FW, Dr. Denis Hangsing informed that, out of 94 postive test results received today, one was retested positive, hence only 93 fresh cases in Nagaland on August 05, 2020.

Among the 93 new COVID-19 positive cases confirmed, 88 cases are in Dimapur, and 5 in Kohima district. 59 positive cases are among Armed Force personnel, 14 returnees, 19 traced contacts and 1 case related to NLA, Raj Bhavan, informed State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, H&FW.

(Nagaland COVID-19 status update on August 5, 2020)

Necessary contact tracing have been activated and all primary contacts are under self isolation – informed Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom.

With 93 new cases, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Nagaland rises to 2498 today. Among the confirmed cases, 685 patients have recovered from COVID-19 and 2 patients migrated. The state has reported the death of 6 COVID patients. Among that one death is not due to COVID-19, informed the COVID-19 bulletin on August 05, 2020.

Among the 1804 active COVID-19 cases in Nagaland, 1119 patients are undergoing treatment at Dimapur, 388 at Kohima, 199 at Mon, 3 at Peren, 4 at Tuensang, 12 at Phek and 9 at Mokokchung, 58 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.