Dimapur, July 21: Nine more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagaland on Tuesday, taking the state’s tally to 1,030.
Of the 9 new cases, 6 were reported from Dimapur, 2 in Mon and 1in Peren districts.
The total number of COVID-19 active cases in the state is 545 as 485 people have recovered from the disease.
Of the total 1,030 COVID-19 cases, Dimapur has reported 409 cases followed by Peren (249), Kohima (198), Mon (97), Tuensang (44), Phek (17), Mokokchung (7), Zunheboto (5), Longleng (3) and Wokha (1).
Kiphire is the only district out of the 11 districts without any COVID-19 case till date.
All the positive persons are receiving medical care at the designated COVID-19 Hospitals and COVID-19 Care Centres. As per the severity of symptoms, 541 active cases are asymptomatic and 2 active cases are mild and 1 active case is moderate.
Meanwhile, a total of 19,118 samples have been sent for testing through RT-PCR till today. Results of 18,246 samples have been received. Out of these, a total of 11,446 samples have been tested at the BSL-3 lab at the Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) and out of which 340 samples have tested positive. At the BSL-2 lab at the CIHSR, Dimapur, a total of 2,946 samples have been processed and out of which 285 samples have tested positive.
In addition, a total of 12,664 samples have been sent for testing on Truenat, 11,931 samples have tested negative, and 391 samples have tested positive which have been sent for confirmation by RT-PCR.
A total of 2,774 persons are presently under Facility Quarantine. (Page News Service)