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COVID-19: 640 samples from Nagaland tested negative; 13 results awaited

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Dimapur, April 30: On the status of COVID-19 in the State, he said out of a total of 653 suspected COVID-19 samples sent for testing from Nagaland, 640 have tested negative while results of 13 samples are awaited.
This information was given by Principal Secretary, Home, Abhijit Sinha, IAS in his daily report on the status of COVID-19 in the State.
Sinha also informed that a total of 1755 persons were screened for COVID-19 on Thursday.
A total of 33 persons are still under facility quarantine, he said.
As regard the level of preparedness in the health sector, he informed that there are 12 dedicated COVID-19 hospitals in the State equipped with 25 ventilators having a total capacity of 464 beds along with 48 ICU beds. There are 117 isolation beds in these hospitals for suspect cases, he informed.
For the purpose of transportation during medical emergencies, there are 99 Government and 40 private ambulances in the State as on today.
On the availability of food grains, medicines, POL and other essential commodities, he informed that there is adequate stock in all districts of the State.
(Page News Service)