Dimapur, September 22: Nagaland on Tuesday reported 60 new COVID-19 cases taking the total cases in the State to 5604. But with 4491 recoveries and 10 deaths, the number of active cases in the State is 1072.
As per the severity of symptoms, 1,042 active cases are asymptomatic, 28 active cases are mild and 2 active cases are moderate.
Of the 60 new cases, 35 were detected in Dimapur, 22 in Kohima, 2 in Mon and 1 in Tuensang.
Out of the total 5604 positive cases, the distribution across various categories of people is: Armed Forces/Police – 2,640, Returnees – 1,454, Traced Contacts – 1,182 and Frontline Workers – 328.
A total of 47,612 samples have been sent for testing through RT-PCR and results of 46,792 samples have been received. In addition, a total of 26,847 samples have been sent for testing on Truenat and results of 26,773 samples have been received. Through Rapid Antigen Test, 1,413 samples have been tested.
A total 523 persons are presently under facility quarantine in the State. (Page News Service)