Nagaland: With 21 new cases, state's COVID-19 tally nears 500
Kohima: Nagaland's tally for confirmed cases near 500 mark as 21 more persons have tested positive for COVID-19. Out of the 21 new cases, 10 persons are from Peren, eight persons from Phek, eight from Kohima and two from Dimapur.
The new cases of COVID-19 were declared as positive on Wednesday morning out of 199 samples that were sent for testing. With the addition of 21 new cases, the total number of positive cases in the state spiked to 480 out of which 312 are active cases, and 168 are recovered cases.
Taking to twitter, Health minister S Pangnyu Phom informed: "Update! 21 new positive cases of COVID-19 have detected out of 199 samples tested.
Peren QC : 10
Phek QC : 8
Kohima QC : 2
Dimapur QC : 1
State status as of 10: 20 AM, 1st July 2020.
Positive : 480
Active : 312
Recovered : 168
Death : 00"