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Dimapur, June 30: The first case of COVID-19 positive case in Mokokchung was confirmed on June 30.
The patient is a female – a returnee from Delhi.
She was quarantined at the Mary Mead Quarantine Centre, Impur and was detected positive through Truenat testing on June 27. Subsequently, her sample was sent for confirmation to the BSL-3 Lab Kohima on June 28 where it was tested positive and the result was received on June 30.
The patient is currently at the Covid Care Centre, Mokokchung. She is asymptomatic and her condition is stable.
In view of the confirmation of the positive case of Covid-19 in the district, the DC Mokokchung has declared the Mary Mead Hostel campus, encompassing IBS Building 1, IBS Building 2 and IBS Building 3 as containment zone as defined in the Standard Operating Procedure issued by the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Nagaland with immediate effect.
(Page News Service)