Nagaland records 59 COVID positive cases & 78 recoveries on Sept 20

Nagaland records 59 COVID positive cases & 78 recoveries on Sept 20

Kohima, September 20 (NEx): Nagaland reported 59 new COVID-19 positive cases today, September 20, 2020, taking the total count in the state to 5451, updated Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom today. Active cases stands at 1184.

Taking to Twitter, Pangnyu updated that 59 new COVID-19 positive cases has been confirmed in the State out of 562 sample results received today. Among the new cases detected, 45 cases are from Dimapur & 14 in Kohima, informed Pangnyu.

Phom also informed of 78 recoveries of COVID-19 positive patients, out of which, 68 recovered from Dimapur, 7 from Kohima, 2 from Mon & 1 from Tuensang. Total recovery tally stands at 4228.

The Principal Secretary, Home, GoN, issued COVID-19 bulletin and updated segregated data of COVID-19 positive cases reported in Nagaland till date. Out of the total 5451 postive cases reported in the State, 37 positive cases are among Armed Force personnel, 10 returnees, 11 traced contacts and 01 front line worker were tested positive for COVID-19, it said.

Out of the total positive cases in the state, 2550 positive cases are among the Armed Force personnel, which is around 47% of the total tally, 1444 cases are returnees/travellers accounting to 26%, 1132 are traced contacts which is 21% of total cases and 325 front line workers which sums at 06%. As per the severity of symptoms, 1156 active cases are asymptomatic, 26 active cases are mild and 02 cases moderate.

So far, the State has reported ten (10) deaths of COVID-19 patients. Out of this Five (5) deaths of COVID-19 patients are not due to COVID-19 and three (3) death cases are under investigation while 24 cases of COVID-19 are migrated, informed Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Department.