Nagaland has registered 31 new COVID19 positive cases on Saturday, taking the state’s total tally to 2,688.
Confirming the news, Nagaland health minister S Pangnyu in his latest tweet on the state’s COVID19 status on Saturday said the new positive cases have been detected, out of the total 607 samples tested for the virus on the day.
“COVID-19 Report! Out of 607 samples tested. 31 new +ve cases have been detected,” Phom tweeted.
The health minister informed that of the new positive cases, 12 cases have been detected in Kohima, 10 cases have been detected in Dimapur, Zunheboto has reported 6 new cases and 3 other cases have been reported from Wokha district.
“Contact tracing is fully put in force & all primary contacts are kept under self isolation to avoid further transmission,” the health minister added.
Out of 607 samples tested. 31 new +ve cases have been detected.
12 in Kohima, 10 in Dimapur, 6 in Zunheboto & 3 in Wokha.
Contact tracing is fully put in force & all primary contacts are kept under self isolation to avoid further transmission.
— S Pangnyu Phom (@pangnyu) August 8, 2020
According to the data on the state’s COVID19 status, prepared by the COVID19 war room, Nagaland, with the detection of 31 new positive cases, the total tally of the state now stands at 2,688.
A total of 824 patients, who were earlier infected by COVID19, have been discharged from various hospitals or Covid Care Centres across the state after they tested negative.
Nagaland currently has 1,855 active cases.
The deadly disease has claimed the lives of 7 people so far.