Nagaland has registered 131 new COVID19 positive cases on Monday, taking the state’s overall tally to 5,214.

Confirming the news, Nagaland health minister S Pangnyu Phom in his latest tweet on the state’s COVID19 status on Monday said the new cases have been detected out of 459 samples tested.

“Update! 131 new +ve cases of COVID-19 have been detected out of 459 samples received,” health minister Phom tweeted.

Of the new positive cases, 70 cases have been detected in Kohima, 60 in Dimapur and 1 new case has been detected in Mon district, Phom said.

Meanwhile, 14 more patients, who were earlier infected by COVID19, have recovered from the disease, the health minister informed.

“Also, State reports 14 recoveries of COVID-19 patients,” Phom said.

The health minister informed that 9 patients have recovered in Kiphire district, 4 in Dimapur and 1 more patient has recovered from the disease in Mon district.

With the recovery of 14 more patients, the total number of recovered patients in Nagaland stands at 3,897.

Nagaland currently has 1,289 active COVID19 patients.

The deadly disease has claimed the lives of 8 positive patients.

A total of 18 positive patients have migrated from the state.

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