Number of positive cases cross triple century mark Credit: Representational image

Kohima: With 50 more persons testing positive for COVID-19, the number of positive cases in Nagaland crossed the triple century mark. The state’s tally for COVID-19 positive cases spiked to 330.

Nagaland health minister S Pangnyu Phom informed that out of the 50 fresh cases, 24 persons were from Dimapur quarantine centre, 14 from Kohima quarantine centre and 12 from Peren quarantine centre.

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On Monday, Nagaland recorded a new highest single day spike in the number of COVID-19 positive cases as 69 persons tested positive. There were no recovered cases of COVID-19 on Monday.

With 50 fresh cases on Tuesday, the number of active cases stands at 189 as the number of recovered cases remain at 141.

Taking to twitter, health minister S Pangnyu Phom tweeted “Out of 312 samples tested, 50 new cases of COVID-19 +ve have been reported. 24 patients from Dimapur QC, 14 from Kohima QC & 12 from Peren QC.

Positive : 330

Active : 189

Recovered : 141

Death : 00

Update at 8: 30 AM, 23rd June, 2020.”

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The first cases of COVID-19 were reported on May 25 when three persons were tested positive for COVID-19.

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