Nagaland COVID-19 positive cases rise to 434

Nineteen new COVID-19 positive cases were reported on Monday.

Nagaland on Monday reported 19 new COVID-19 positive cases, taking the total cases in the state to 434, official sources said.

The new cases are among those 332 samples tested, Nagaland Health Minister S Pangyu Phom posted on Twitter. Of them, 18 cases are from Jakhama while the other case is from Peren, he said.

"19 new cases of COVID-19 +ve have reported out of 322 samples tested. 18 from Jakhama QC & 1 from Peren QC," the minister tweeted on Monday.

With these new COVID-19 cases, the number of active cases in Nagaland increased to 270 while 164 patients have recovered from COVID-19.

Nagaland is yet to register COVID-19 related death.

First Published:June 29, 2020, 11:34 a.m.

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