Total confirmed cases spiked to 978 on Saturday
Total confirmed cases spiked to 978 on Saturday|COVID-19 dashboard

22 more test positive for COVID-19, Nagaland's tally nears 1,000-mark

11 from Peren, 8 from Dimapur and 3 from Kohima — all from quarantine centres — test positive for COVID-19

Medolenuo Ambrocia

Medolenuo Ambrocia

Kohima: Nagaland's tally for total confirmed cases of COVID-19 is now nearing the 1,000-mark after 22 more persons tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday taking the state's tally to 978.

The new cases were detected as positive out of 216 samples that were sent for testing. Out of the 22 fresh cases on Saturday, eleven are from Peren, eight from Dimapur and three from Kohima. All cases are detected from the quarantine centres, informed Nagaland health minister S Pangnyu Phom.

The COVID-19 status in Nagaland so far is:

Positive cases: 978

Active Cases: 573

Recovered Cases: 405

Death: 0

Taking to Twitter, Phom wrote: "Update! Out of 216 samples tested, 22 positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed. 11 in Peren, 8 in Dimapur & 3 in Kohima. All cases are from Quarantine Centres".

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