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Nagaland registered 69 new COVID-19 cases on Monday.

With this, the total number of COVID-19 positive cases in the State went up to 280.

These new cases are out of 275 samples tested on Sunday.

This was informed by state health minister S Pangnyu Phom through his official Twitter handle on Monday.

Phom tweeted:

‘Out of 275 samples tested, 69 new cases of COVID-19 +ve have been reported. 65 patients from Peren QC, 3 from Dimapur QC & 1 from Zunheboto QC. Positive : 280 Active : 139 Recovered : 141 Death : 00 Update at 9: 15 AM, 22nd June, 2020.’

Among the 69 patients, 65 are from Peren quarantine centre, three from Dimapur quarantine centre and one from Zunheboto quarantine centre.

There are at present 139 active cases in the State.

So far, 141 persons have recovered from the dreaded coronavirus.

No COVID-19 death has been reported in the State till date.


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