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Five more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagaland taking the state’s total tally of active cases to 9.

All these five people have returned from Chennai recently.

This was informed by state health and family welfare minister S Pangnyu Phom through his official Twitter handle.

Phom tweeted:

‘Update: Another 5 more returnees from Chennai tested COVID19 +ve this morning; 4 from Dimapur and 1 from Kohima. With this, we have 9 active case in Nagaland.

They all are undergoing proper medical treatment at COVID19 Hospital Dmp & Khm respectively.’

Among those infected, four are from Dimapur and one is from Kohima.

They are being kept at COVID-19 hospitals in Dimapur and Kohima and are currently undergoing medical treatment.

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