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COVID-19: 889 samples tested negative; 21 results awaited

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Dimapur, May 15: Out of a total of 910 suspected COVID-19 samples sent for testing from Nagaland till date, 889 samples have tested negative, while results of 21 samples are awaited.
Informing this, Principal Home Secretary, Abhijit Sinha, IAS said a total of 6054 persons were screened on Friday. A total of 957 persons are presently under facility quarantine in the State.
Sinha informed that as on Friday afternoon, 2,668 citizens of Nagaland presently outside the State have voluntarily opted for staying back at their present places, and filled up the required form on the portal iamstranded.nagaland.gov.in for availing the one-time assistance for Rs 10,000.
Regarding arrival of stranded people into Nagaland from other North Eastern States, he said a total of 1,084 persons have already arrived till date.
He informed that as per the revised Standard Operating Procedure (SoP) for management of travelers, patients and the attendants issued by the Department of Health & Family Welfare, it is mandatory for all returnees from outside the State to register themselves in the nCOVID-19 Nagaland – Visitors App and Aarogya Setu App. For any technical support, one may contact the toll free helpline No. 1800-345-0019. (Page News Service)

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