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BRIEFING ON COVID-19 ON 6TH JULY 2020 FOR NAGALAND BY PRINCIPAL SECRETARY, HOME

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“As on today, the total number of positive cases in the State stands at 625. Out of this, the total active cases are 382, and 243 have recovered. All the positive persons are receiving medical care at the designated COVID-19 Hospitals and COVID-19 Care Centres. As per the severity of symptoms, 381 active cases are asymptomatic and 1 active case is in mild category.

Till date, a total of 13, 759 samples have been tested. Results of 13,180 samples have been received.

Out of the 13,180 samples, 8,529 samples have been tested at the BSL-3 lab at the Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK), out of which, 451 samples have tested positive.

In addition a total of 7,454 samples have been tested by Truenat, out of which 208 samples tested positive and sent for confirmation by RT-PCR. Further, 7,090 samples have tested negative.

A total of 3,807 persons are presently under Facility Quarantine.

Another Special Train originating from Bengaluru, Karnataka today evening will arrive at Dimapur on the 9th of July 2020. About 500 stranded persons of Nagaland are expected to travel in this train along with passengers from other North Eastern States.”

 

(DIPR)