Nagaland's COVID-19 tally surges to 12,183

Seven more tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagaland on Saturday.

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Nagaland on Saturday recorded seven more COVID-19 positive cases, pushing the state's caseload to 12,183, state Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said.

The health minister said in a tweet that the new positive cases are from Kohima. Seven more patients from Kohima also recovered from the viral infection on Saturday, he added.

With the new recoveries, Nagaland now has 76 active cases while the cumulative number of recovered cases surged to 11,868, according to the update by the health minister.

"Update! 7 +ve  cases of #COVID-19 have been detected today in Kohima. Also, 7 +ve patients have recovered in Kohima. Total +ve cases- 12183 Recovered- 11868 Active Cases- 76 Wear Mask, Keep Distance, Stay Safe," Phom tweeted.

So far, 78 COVID-19 patients have succumbed to the infection in Nagaland, of which 10 deaths are not due to COVID while 150 cases have migrated to other states, according to the state health department.


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First Published:Feb. 13, 2021, 8:04 p.m.

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