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Nagaland reports 273 COVID positive cases & 7 deaths on May 17th

Nagaland reports 273 COVID positive cases & 7 deaths on May 17th

Kohima, May 17 (NEx): Nagaland reported 273 COVID positive cases, 7 deaths due to COVID-19 and 104 recoveries on Monday, May 17, 2021, the Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom updated.

The total COVID-19 positive cases tally in the state rose to 18,349 and active cases stand at 4253, an update from the Health Minister said.

Out of 273 new COVID-19 positive cases reported on Monday, 119 cases were detected in Kohima, 61 in Mon, 58 in Dimapur, 10 in Tuensang, 06 Wokha, 05 each in Mokokchung, Kiphire, Zunheboto and 04 in Peren district, Pangnyu said.

Also, the state recorded 104 recoveries of COVID-19 patients, taking the total recovery tally in the state to 13,299.

Out of the 108 recoveries, 70 patients recovered from Dimapur, 25 from Kohima, 05 from Peren, 03 from Mokokchung and 01 from Mon, the Health Minister updated.

The state also reported 7 deaths due to COVID-19, taking the death toll to 205, Pangnyu informed.