Nagaland records 60 COVID positive cases & 40 recoveries on Sept 22

Nagaland records 60 COVID positive cases & 40 recoveries on September 22, 2020

Kohima, September 22 (NEx): Nagaland reported 60 new COVID-19 positive cases today, September 22, 2020, taking the total count in the state to 5604, updated Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom today. Active cases stands at 1072.

Taking to Twitter, Pangnyu updated that 60 new COVID-19 positive cases has been confirmed in the State out of 398 sample results received today. Among the new cases detected, 35 cases are from Dimapur, 22 in Kohima, 2 in Mon & 1 in Tuensang. Necessary contact tracing have been fully activated by our IDSP Team, informed Pangnyu.

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 5604 postive cases reported in the State, 26 positive cases are among Armed Force personnel, 05 returnees, 28 traced contacts and 01 front line worker tested positive for COVID-19, it said.

Also, 40 recoveries of COVID-19 positive patients were reported today, out of which, 26 recovered from Dimapur, 07 from Kohima and 07 from Mon. Total recovery tally stands at 4491.

Out of the total positive cases in the state, 2640 positive cases are among the Armed Force personnel, which is around 47% of the total tally, 1454 cases are returnees/travellers accounting to 26%, 1182 are traced contacts which is 21% of total cases and 325 front line workers which sums at 06%. As per the severity of symptoms, 1042 active cases are asymptomatic, 28 active cases are mild and 02 cases moderate.

So far, the State has reported ten (10) deaths of COVID-19 patients. Five (5) COVID-19 patients death is not due to COVID-19 and three (3) death cases are under investigation while 26 cases of COVID-19 are migrated, informed Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Department.