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2 fresh COVID-19 cases in Nagaland; total count rises to 130

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8 more persons test negative

Dimapur, June 11: Two more persons on Thursday tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagaland, taking the state’s tally to 130.
“Two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported out of 293 samples tested, both cases are from Kohima Quarantine Centre,” state Minister for Health and Family Welfare, S Pangnyu Phom tweeted in the morning.
As per latest reports, 8 persons who had earlier positive have tested negative in their second test and have recovered. Out of 8, seven of them are from Dimapur and one from Tuensang. With this, a total of 30 persons have recovered so far and now the total active cases are 100.
“7 more patients have tested negative of COVID-19 in their second test. All patients are from Dimapur and are being kept at COVID-19 Care Centre for observation,” Pangnyu tweeted in the evening.
Meanwhile, Chief Medical Officer, Tuensang, Dr I Moatemjen Jamir has informed that 5 Chennai returnees who had tested positive for COVID-19 and were admitted in COVID-19 Hospital, Tuensang were retested on June 5, out of which 4 were negative. The remaining one patient whose result came positive was retested on June 11 at COVID-19 Hospital Tuensang and was found engative.
He stated that at the moment, all 5 positive have tested negative.
The highest number of cases has been reported in Dimapur district (100), followed by Kohima (24), Tuensang (5) and Peren (1).
In his daily briefing, Principal Secretary, Home Abhijit Sinha informed that a total of 267 samples have been tested by Truenat and out of which 218 samples have tested negative and result of 49 samples are awaited.
Till date, a total of 5365 samples have been tested. Results of 4087 samples have been received and 1276 are awaited.
A total 6887 persons are presently under Facility Quarantine.
In the last 14 days, 3680 persons has submitted their self-declaration and till date 6571 persons have been digitally monitored.
In the meantime, a special train will be departing from Delhi to Dimapur on June 14 with around 1,100 stranded people of Nagaland, and the expected to arrive Dimapur on June 16.
(Page News Service)

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