Kohima: Nagaland reported 21 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday taking the state’s tally to 3,805. Another 123 COVID-19 patients also recovered increasing the number of COVID-19 recovered cases in the state to 2,858.
Out of the new cases, 14 persons are through traced contacts, four are frontline workers, two are returnees and one is from the armed forces in Wokha. Among the traced contacts — nine are from Kohima and five are from Dimapur.
Among the frontline workers, two are from Dimapur and one each is from Kohima and Zunheboto. Out of the two returnees who tested positive, one each is from Zunheboto and Mon.
Overall, 10 from Kohima, seven from Dimapur, two from Zunheboto and one each from Wokha and Mon tested positive for COVID-19.
Meanwhile, another 123 COVID-19 patients recovered from COVID-19 on Friday increasing the total number of recovered cases in the state to 2,858. Initially, health minister S Pangnyu Phom tweeted that 115 patients recovered from COVID-19 on Friday of which 110 are from Dimapur and five are from Kohima.
Later, an update from the health and family welfare department showed that another eight patients from Dimapur recovered from COVID-19. With this, a total of 118 patients recovered from Dimapur recovered from COVID-19 on Friday.
The COVID-19 status in Nagaland as on Friday is:
Besides the eight confirmed COVID-19 death, one COVID-19 death is positive but not due to COVID-19. Another three deaths are under investigation.
Among the 929 active cases, 921 are asymptomatic, seven are mild symptomatic and one is moderate symptomatic.
Out of the total of 3805 confirmed cases, 1,23 are armed force personnel, 1,224 are returnees, 694 are through traced contacts and 264 are frontline workers.