Nagaland: 613 samples tested negative, 36 persons under facility quarantine | April 26

Kohima, April 26 (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, April 26, 2020 there is no positive case of Coronavirus detected in Nagaland apart from one case referred to Guwahati.

A total of 613 suspected Covid-19 samples were collected from Nagaland and all 613 tested negative. There is no fresh sample collected today, added the bulletin.

While informing on the persons under quarantine, it stated that 36 persons are under facility quarantine at present and 6079 persons have completed home quarantine period.

Covid-19 case from Dimapur:

With regards to Covid-19 patient from Dimapur, it is stated that the tally of the positive case is added under Assam state as the sampling was done in Assam. He is currently undergoing treatment at Guwahati Medical College and Hospital in Assam.

Updating on the surveillance activities post Covid-19 positive case in Dimapur, a total of 1005 household, covering 5667 persons have been screened and 733 primary and secondary contact have been traced. A total of 427 samples were sent for testing and all turned out negative for Covid-19, it added.