Kohima: Nagaland has reported another 131 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday taking the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 5,214. The new cases were detected as positive out of 459 samples that were received.
A total of 77 armed force personnel, 45 persons through traced contacts, seven returnees, and two frontline workers tested positive on Monday. A total of 70 persons from Kohima, 60 from Dimapur and one from Mon tested positive.
Among the armed forces, 43 are from Dimapur and 34 are from Kohima. Among the traced contacts, 31 are from Kohima, 13 are from Dimapur and one is from Mon.
Out of the seven returnees who tested positive, four are from Dimapur and three are from Kohima. Both the frontline workers who tested positive are from Kohima.
Meanwhile another 14 patients have recovered from COVID-19 on Monday. Nine patients from Kiphire, four from Dimapur and one from Mon recovered.
Taking to Twitter, Nagaland health minister informed: “Update! 131 new +ve cases of COVID-19 have been detected out of 459 samples received.
70 in Kohima, 60 in Dimapur & 1 in Mon. Also, State reports 14 recoveries of COVID-19 patients.
9 in Kiphire, 4 in Dimapur & 1 in Mon. Wear Mask, Keep Distance, Stay Safe.”
The COVID-19 status as on Monday is:
Out of the total active cases, 1279 COVID-19 patients are asymptomatic, five from Dimpaur, two from Kohima and one from Mokokchung is mild symptomatic, and one each from Dimapur and Kohima is moderate symptomatic.
Out of the total confirmed cases, 2463 are armed force personnel, 1411 are returnees/travelers, 1021 are through traced contacts and 319 are frontline workers.