Dimapur, June 30: Nagaland reported 8 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday taking the total confirmed cases in the State to 459. But with 168 recoveries, the total active cases in the State are 291.
Principal Home Secretary, Abhijit Sinha, IAS said all the positive persons are receiving medical care at the designated COVID-19 hospitals. As per the severity of symptoms, all the 291 active cases are asymptomatic.
Till date, a total of 12,161 samples have been tested and results of 11,408 samples have been received. Out of the 12,161 samples, 7, 883 samples have been received at the BSL-3 lab at the Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) and a total of 7,790 samples have been tested, out of which 368 samples have tested positive. A total of 5299 samples have also been tested by Truenat, out of which 89 samples tested positive and sent for confirmation by RT-PCR.
A total of 5,114 persons are presently under facility quarantine in the State as of today.
(Page News Service)