Nagaland records 152 new COVID positive cases & 92 recoveries on October 09

Nagaland records 152 new COVID positive cases & 92 recoveries on October 09

Kohima, October 09 (NEx): Nagaland reported 152 new COVID-19 positive cases today, October 09, 2020, taking the total count in the state to 6888, updated Health Minister Pangnyu Phom. Among the new cases detected, 133 cases were detected in Dimapur, 15 in Kohima and 01 each in Peren, Mon, Longleng & Mokokchung, updated Pangnyu. Active cases stands at 1209.

Also, the state reported 92 recoveries from COVID-19 today, out of which, 10 patients recovered from Kohima and 73 from Dimapur and 09 patients from Tuensang, updated the daily COVID bulletin by the department of Health and Family Welfare. Total recovery tally stands at 5602.

Out of the new positive cases reported in the State today, 24 positive cases are among Armed Force personnel, 05 returnees and 121 traced contacts and 02 frontline workers were tested positive for COVID-19, updated the daily COVID bulletin.

Out of the total positive cases in the state, 3178 positive cases are among the Armed Force personnel, which is around 47% of the total tally, 1545 cases are returnees/travellers accounting to 23%, 1802 are traced contacts which is 26% of total cases and 363 front line workers which sums at 05%. As per the severity of symptoms, 1157 active cases are asymptomatic, 40 active cases mild, 09 cases moderate, 01 patient is severe and 02 patients are critical in ICU on ventilator.

So far, the State reported twelve (12) deaths of COVID-19 patients. Five (5) deaths of COVID-19 patients are not due to COVID-19 and six (6) death cases are under investigation while 54 cases of COVID-19 are migrated, informed Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Department.