Kohima, September 07 (NEx): Nagaland reported 42 new COVID-19 positive cases and 175 recoveries of COVID-19 patients today, September 07, 2020. Total number of confirmed positive cases in the State rises to 4220. Active case stands at 525.
Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom updated that 42 new COVID-19 positive cases has been confirmed in the State today. Among the new cases detected, 36 cases are in Dimapur and 6 in Kohima.
Contact tracing have been activated by IDSP Team & all primary contacts are kept under self isolation, informed Pangnyu.
According to COVID-19 daily bulletin issued by Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Nagaland, out of the new 42 cases reported, 37 positive cases are among Armed Force personnel, 01 returnee, 03 traced contacts and 01 frontline worker were tested positive for COVID-19, it said.
With 42 new cases, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Nagaland rises to 4220 today. Out of this, 1823 postive cases are among the Armed Force personnel, which is around 43% of the total tally. Meanwhile, 309 frontline workers in Nagaland also tested COVID positive while fighting against the pandemic. As per the severity of symptoms, 513 active cases are asymptomatic and 9 active cases are mild.
Meanwhile, Nagaland Health Minister also informed of 175 recoveries of COVID-19 Patients in Nagaland on Monday. However, all recovered patients will be kept under strict surveillance – Pangnyu tweets. Total recovery tally stands at 3674.
42 new +ve cases of COVID-19 have been detected.
36 in Dimapur and 6 in Kohima.
With this, State have 699 active cases out of 4220 total cases.
Another 175 patients are recovered today.
All precautionary measures to prevent the spread of virus has been initiated.
— S Pangnyu Phom (@pangnyu) September 7, 2020
So far, the State has reported eight (8) deaths due to COVID-19. Two deaths of COVID-19 patient is not due to COVID-19 and 11 COVID-19 positive cases migrated, and 5 deaths in Dimapur are under investigation, informed the COVID-19 bulletin today.