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Nagaland COVID-19 tally surpasses 5000-mark with 118 new cases today

Nagaland COVID-19 tally surpasses 5000-mark with 118 new cases today

Kohima, September 12 (NEx): Nagaland COVID-19 case tally surpasses 5000-mark with 118 new positive cases today, September 12, 2020, taking the total count in the state to 5064, updated Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom today. Active cases stands at 1215.

Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet said that 118 new COVID-19 positive cases has been confirmed in the State out of 609 sample results received today. Among the new cases detected, 113 cases are in Dimapur, 2 each in Kohima & Peren, 1 in Mon, informed Pangnyu.

Health Minister also informed of 31 recoveries among the COVID- positive patients today, 25 patients recovered from Kohima, 5 in Mon & 1 in Phek. Total recovery tally stands at 3822.

The COVID-19 daily bulletin issued, H&FW department, Government of Nagaland updates segregated data of 118 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Nagaland on September 12, 2020. Out of the total cases reported, 106 positive cases are among Armed Force personnel, 05 returnees, 05 traced contacts and 02 front line workers were tested positive for COVID-19, it said.

With 118 new cases, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Nagaland rises to 5064 today. Out of this, 2377 postive cases are among the Armed Force personnel, which is around 47% of the total tally. Meanwhile, 317 frontline workers in Nagaland also tested COVID positive while fighting against the pandemic. As per the severity of symptoms, 1208 active cases are asymptomatic, 06 active cases are mild and 02 are moderate.

So far, the State has reported eight (8) deaths due to COVID-19. Two (2) deaths of COVID-19 patient are not due to COVID-19 and five (5) death cases in Dimapur are under investigation. Meanwhile, 752 persons are in facility quarantine and 2579 are in home quarantine, informed Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Department.

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