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Nine more persons tested COVID-19 positive in Nagaland on Wednesday.

All of them have returned from Chennai recently.

They were among 115 samples tested on Tuesday of those who have returned from Chennai.

Informing this state health minister S Pangnyu Phom tweeted on Wednesday morning:


Out of 115 samples tested, 9 more returnees from Chennai  tested Covid-19 positive.

Positive           : 58

Active              : 58

Recovered       : 00

Death               : 00

Update at 08:15 am, 3rd June 2020.’

With these nine new cases, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the State went up to 58.

All the 58 cases are presently active without any recovery.

The State has not witnessed any COVID-19 related deaths so far.

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