Mokokchung, July 23 (NEx): The Deputy Commissioner of Mokokchung, Limawabang Jamir on Wednesday declared Mongoya Quarantine centre in Mokokchung as containment zone.
An order issued by DC Mokokchung said that this is in the larger interest of public health and safety, as two (2) postive cases of COVID-19 were detected among the returnees lodged at the Mongoya Quarantine centre in Mokokchung.
The Mongoya Quarantine centre in Mokokchung is declared as containment zone as defined in the Standard Operating Procedure issued by Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Nagaland, with immediate effect, DC stated.
Nagaland COVID-19 bulletin at 03:00 pm on July 22, 2020 reported nine (9) confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Mokokchung district. In which three (3) patients recovered from COVID-19 and the active cases in the district now stands at six (6). Meanwhile the State tally reached 1084, with 598 active cases.