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Nagaland COVID-19 tally nears 6000 mark


Dimapur, September 27: Nagaland on Sunday reported 84 new COVID-19 cases taking the State’s tally to 5946. But with 4848 recoveries and 16 deaths, the number of active cases in the State is 1042.
Of the new 84 cases, 71 were detected in Dimapur, 9 in Kohima, 3 in Longleng and 1 in Mon.
As per the severity of symptoms, 1,022 active cases are asymptomatic, 14 active cases are mild, 4 active cases are moderate and 2 active cases are on ventilator.
Further, out of the 5,946 positive cases, the distribution across various categories of people is: Armed Forces/Police – 2798, Returnees – 1479, Traced Contacts – 1332 and Frontline Workers – 337.
A total of 49,910 samples have been sent for testing through RT-PCR and results of 48,667 samples have been received. In addition, a total of 27,748 samples have been sent for testing on Truenat and results of 27,663 samples have been received. Through Rapid Antigen Test, 1,623 samples have been tested.
A total 409 persons are presently under facility quarantine in the State. (Page News Service)