Nagaland COVID-19 caseload rises to 11,987 with nine new cases

Sixteen persons recovered from COVID-19 in Nagaland on Monday.

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Nagaland COVID-19 caseload on Monday rose to 11,987 as nine more persons were confirmed positive for the novel coronavirus, state Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said.

Taking to Twitter, the health minister said that the new cases on Monday included seven from Kohima and two from Dimapur.

As per the latest update from the health minister, the number of recovered cases in the state also surged to 11,655 with 16 new recoveries, including five each from Kohima and Mokokchung, and three each from Dimapur and Peren.

With the new recoveries the number of active cases in Nagaland stood at 107, while no COVID death was recorded in the state on Monday.

"Update! 9 +ve cases of #COVID-19 have been detected on 11/1/2021. Kohima- 7, Dimapur- 2. Also 16 +ve patients have recovered. Kohima- Mokokchung- 5 each, Dimapur- Peren- 3 each. Total +ve cases- 11987 Recovered- 11655 Active Cases- 107 Wear Mask, Keep Distance, Stay Safe," Phom tweeted.

COVID-19 has so far claimed 84 lives in Nagaland, while 139 cases have migrated to other states, according to the state health department.

First Published:Jan. 11, 2021, 4:49 p.m.

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