48 from Dimapur, 35 from Kohima, 3 from Zunheboto and 1 from Wokha test positive; active cases now stand at 2,119
Kohima: With 87 more people testing positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Nagaland spiked to 3,118.
Out of the new COVID-19 cases, 48 are from Dimapur, 35 from Kohima, three from Zunheboto and one from Wokha. The new COVID-19 cases were reported out of 614 samples that were tested.
With the addition of the new cases, Dimapur has recorded a total of 1,659 COVID-19 cases out of which 1,311 are current active. Kohima has recorded a total of 745 total cases of which 553 are active cases. With a total of 76 confirmed cases, Zunheboto has 62 active cases. Wokha has reported a total of 17 confirmed cases of which nine are currently active.
Nagaland health minister S Pangnyu Phom informed that neceassary contact tracing has been activated for the new detected cases. Taking to Twitter, the minister wrote: "Update!
87 new +ve cases of COVID-19 have been detected out of 614 samples tested.
48 in Dimapur, 35 in Kohima, 3 in Zunheboto & 1 in Wokha.
Necessary contact tracing have activated. Wear Mask, Keep Distance, Stay Safe."
On Tuesday, 12 COVID-19 patients from Kohima district recovered taking the number of recovered cases to 985.
The present COVID-19 status is:
Death: 8 (One death is COVID-19 positive but not due to COVID-19)