Nagaland reports highest single-day spike of 69 cases; State tally at 280

Nagaland reports highest single day spike of COVID-19 positive cases with 69 cases; State tally at 280. highest one time spike of COVID-19 positive cases in Nagaland on June 22, 2020

Kohima, June 22 (NE): Nagaland reported its highest single-day spike of COVID-19 positive cases as sixty nine (69) new COVID-19 positive cases today, June 22, 2020, taking the total count in the state to 280.

Out of 275 samples tested for COVID-19, sixty nine (69) new positive cases confirmed, said an update from Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom at around 09:15 am today.

Out of the sixty nine (69) positive cases for COVID-19, sixty five (65) patients are from Peren quarantine centre, three (3) cases from Dimapur quarantine centre and one (1) from Zunheboto quarantine centre, tweeted Pangnyu.

With ten new COVID-19 positive cases, the total number of confirmed cases rises to 280 today. Among the confirmed cases, 141 patients have recovered from COVID-19 taking the active cases in the state to 139, updated Nagaland Health Minister, S Pangnyu Phom.

Meanwhile, the recovery rate dropped to 49% from 66% on Sunday, June 21, 2020.

All the COVID-19 cases reported in the state are among the stranded citizens of Nagaland who returned from across the country.

Among the 139 active COVID-19 cases in Nagaland, 19 patients are undergoing treatment at Dimapur, 21 at Kohima, 23 at Mon, 71 at Peren, 3 at Tuensang, 1 each at Zunheboto and Phek district.