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Nagaland reports 4 deaths, investigation on to establish link to COVID-19

Nagaland reports 4 deaths, investigation on to establish link to COVID-19, informed Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom on July 25, 2020

Kohima, July 25 (NEx): Nagaland has reported 4 deaths, today, July 25, 2020, however, the investigation is on to establish link to COVID-19, informed Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom at 06:28 pm.

Taking to twitter, Pangnyu said, the State has reported 4 deaths. However, investigation is on and subject to further verification to establish the link with COVID-19 as comorbid conditions were present – tweets Health Minister.

4 deaths have been reported in Nagaland. Out of this, 3 were serious comorbid patients. Two deaths are residents of Assam. However, further
investigation is on to establish link to COVID-19.

A 70 year old comorbid patient, who died in COVID-19 District Hospital, Dimapur on July 25, 2020, tested positive for COVID-19 in the confirmatory RT-PCR test.

A 50 year old man, who passed away on July 21st, at Community Health Centre, Medziphema was tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday through BSL-2 lab.

Also, a woman, from Assam, who was found dead in a paid quarantine centre in Dimapur on July 22, 2020, was tested positive for COVID-19 in the confirmatory RT-PCR test.

A 72 year old Comorbid patient, hailing from Bokajan, Karbi Anglong, Assam, who was declared dead on July 21, 2020 at Nikos Hospital Dimapur was tested positive for COVID-19 in the confirmatory RT-PCR test.

Further details were not available while filing this report, as the matter is under investigation for establishing whether they are COVID-19 related deaths.

Meanwhile, with 50 new COVID-19 positive cases, Nagaland tally reached 1289 today. Out of which, 541 patients recovered from COVID-19, the active cases in the State now stands at 744, informed COVID-19 daily bulletin.

Kohima Municipal areas is under seven days total lockdown from today, July 25, 2020. As COVID positive cases increase outside the designated Quarantine centre, the District Task Force Kohima has imposed 7 days total lockdown to stop the spread of the virus and also to trace the contacts.

As postive cases surge in Dimapur, Deputy Commissioner Dimapur also imposed 8 days total lockdown in the district from July 26, 2020 till August 02, 2020. Dimapur district has 352 active COVID positive cases as on 03:00 pm today.

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