Altogether, 2,576 samples have been tested in Nagaland till date. Of this the results of 1,557 samples have been received and 43 are positive. The results for 1,019 samples are awaited.
Principal secretary (home) Abhijit Sinha said this in his briefing on Covid situation on Sunday.
A total of 4,057 persons are presently under quarantine facility, he added.
He said 86 samples have been tested through the Truenat testing machines so far and 82 of them are negative. The results of four samples are awaited.
Seven more returnees from other states tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, taking the state’s tally to 43.
Of the seven, four are from Kohima and three from Dimapur.
Sinha said the total active cases in the state now stand at 43.
All the positive persons are being kept under observation at the designated Covid-19 hospitals and active surveillance is being carried out to prevent further spread of the infection.
Sinha said 13,213 people of the state have signed up in the nCOVID-19 Nagaland–Visitors App since March 23.
In the last 14 days 2,404 persons have submitted their travel self declaration and 2,343 persons are being digitally monitored through the app.
A special train carrying about 1,600 stranded people of the state will leave Bengaluru for Dimapur on June 2.
The train is expected to reach Dimapur on June 5.
Another special train which left Goa on May 28 carrying about 435 stranded people of Nagaland, along with persons of other north eastern states, is expected to reach Lumding late tonight.
From Lumding the returnees bound for Nagaland will be brought by another train to Dimapur.