Nagaland reports highest single-day spike of 90 new COVID-19 cases

Of the 90 new COVID-19 positive cases, 61 are in Kohima, 26 in Dimapur, two in Peren and one in Phek, state Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom posted on Twitter.

Nagaland on Thursday reported the highest single-day spike of 90 new COVID-19 cases, taking the state's total tally to 1,174, official sources said.

Of the 90 new COVID-19 positive cases, 61 are in Kohima, 26 in Dimapur, two in Peren and one in Phek, state Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom posted on Twitter.

"Out of 237 samples tested, 90 positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed. 61 in Kohima, 26 in Dimapur, 2 in Peren & 1 in Phek," the health minister tweeted on Thursday.

While the number of recoveries stands at 486, Nagaland has 688 active COVID-19 cases. 

On Wednesday, Nagaland reported 57 new COVID-19 positive cases. 

First Published:July 23, 2020, 3:19 p.m.

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