Nagaland

Covid-19: 21 sample results awaited, 28 persons under facility quarantine

Kohima, May 03 (NE): Updating on the Covid-19 status in the state through daily bulletin, Dr. Vizolie Z Suokhrie, Principal Director, Health and Family Welfare, GoN informed that as on 03:00 pm, today, May 03, 2020 there is no positive case of Coronavirus detected in Nagaland apart from one case which was referred to Guwahati.

A total of 684 suspected Covid-19 samples were collected from Nagaland out of which 663 tested negative and 21 results are awaited, added the bulletin.

While informing on the persons under quarantine, it stated that 28 persons are under facility quarantine at present and 6361 persons have completed home quarantine period.

Updating on the number of people screened on Sunday, May 03, 2020 from different districts of Nagaland, it was reported that, a total of 1264 persons were screened.

The positive case of Nagaland has been added to the tally of Assam state as sampling was done in Assam, stated the daily bulletin.

The patient was cured and discharged from Guwahati Medical College and Hospital on May 01, 2020.