COVID-19: Seven more recover in Nagaland

Only one new COVID-19 positive case was recorded in Nagaland on Wednesday.


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Nagaland on Wednesday recorded one new COVID-19 case, pushing the total tally to 12,067 while the number of recovered cases surged to 11,731 as seven more persons recovered from the infection, according to the state Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom.

Taking to Twitter, the health minister said that one COVID-19 positive case was reported from Kohima, while six people from Dimapur and one from Peren recovered from the disease on Wednesday.

"Update! One positive  case of #COVID-19 has been detected today at Kohima. Also 7 +ve patients have recovered.  Dimapur- 6, Peren- 1," Phom tweeted.

With the new recoveries, the number of active cases in the state is 106  and the COVID-19 death toll stood at 78.

According to the state health department, of the total deaths, 10 deaths are not due to COVID-19 while 142 cases have migrated to other states. 

First Published:Jan. 20, 2021, 4:23 p.m.

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