261 new COVID-19 positive cases push Nagaland's tally to 4,636

The state reported 197 COVID-19 positive cases in Dimapur, 59 in Kohima and five cases in Mokokchung on Thursday..

Nagaland on Thursday reported 261 new positive cases out of 741 samples tested. With it, the state’s COVID-19 tally rose to 4,636, according to state Health and Family Welfare Minister Pangnyu Phom.

“261 new +ve cases of COVID-19 have been detected out of 741 samples tested. 197 in Dimapur, 59 in Kohima & 5 in Mokokchung. Necessary contact tracing have been activated. Wear Mask, Keep Distance, Stay Safe,” the minister tweeted on Thursday.

On Wednesday, the state reported 130 COVID-19 positive cases. 

Till date, Nagaland has registered 839 active cases of COVID-19 while the number of recoveries has risen to 3776 and eight patients have died.

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First Published:Sept. 10, 2020, 8:32 p.m.

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