Nagaland: 49 new COVID-19 positive cases & 101 recoveries on Sept 3

Nagaland: 49 new COVID-19 positive cases & 101 recoveries on September 3

Kohima, September 03 (NEx): Nagaland reported 49 new COVID-19 positive cases and 101 recoveries of COVID-19 patients today, September 03, 2020. Total number of confirmed positive cases in the State rises to 4066. Active cases stands at 732.

Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom updated that 49 new COVID-19 positive cases has been confirmed in the State out of 708 samples results received today. Among the new cases detected, 24 cases are in Dimapur, 24 in Kohima and 1 in Mon district, informed Pangnyu.

The State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, H&FW issued segregated data of COVID-19 positive cases reported in Nagaland on September 03, 2020. Out of the new 49 cases reported, 18 positive cases are among Armed Force personnel, 06 returnees, 19 traced contacts and 06 frontline workers were tested positive for COVID-19, it said.

With 49 new cases, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Nagaland rises to 4066 today. Out of this, 1726 postive cases are among the Armed Force personnel, which is around 43% of the total tally. Meanwhile, 297 frontline workers in Nagaland also tested COVID positive while fighting against the pandemic. As per the severity of symptoms, 726 active cases are asymptomatic and 6 active cases are mild. Also, a total of 1,080 persons are presently under Facility Quarantine and 2857 persons are under home quarantine.

Meanwhile, Nagaland Health Minister also informed of 101 recoveries of COVID-19 Patients in Nagaland on Thursday. Among that, 86 patients are in Kohima, 10 in Zunheboto, 4 in Dimapur & 1 in Longleng.
However, all recovered patients will be kept under strict surveillance – Pangnyu tweets. The recovery tally stands at 3314.

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 10 COVID-19 positive cases migrated, informed the COVID-19 bulletin.