Nagaland reports 77 more COVID-19 cases; total tally rises to 2,657

The total number of active and recovered cases in the state is now 1,829 and 819 respectively.

Nagaland on Friday reported 77 more COVID-19 positive cases, taking the state's total tally to 2,657, official sources said.

Taking to Twitter, Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said the new cases are among the 707 samples tested.

Of the 77 new cases, 74 cases are in Dimapur and three in Kohima, the health minister said in a tweet on Friday.

"COVID-19 Report! 77 Cases of COVID-19 +ve have been confirmed out of 707 samples tested. 74 in Dimapur & 3 in Kohima. Contact tracing is fully put in force & all primary contacts are kept under self isolation to avoid further transmission. Wear Mask, Keep Distance, Stay safe," Phom posted on Twitter.

So far, six COVID-19 patients have died in Nagaland while two patients migrated. 

The total number of active and recovered cases in the state is now 1,829 and 819 respectively.

Among the 1,829 active cases in Nagaland, 1,163 cases are in Dimapur, 408 in Kohima, 164 in Mon, 57 in Zunheboto, 14 in Phek, 12 in Wokha, seven in Mokokchung and one in Tuensang. Kiphire and Longleng districts are COVID-19 free. 

 

First Published:Aug. 7, 2020, 6:19 p.m.