Nagaland has registered 60 new COVID19 positive cases on Tuesday, taking the state’s overall tally to 5,604.

Confirming the news, Nagaland health minister S Pangnyu Phom in his latest tweet on the state’s COVID19 status on Tuesday said the new cases have been confirmed out of 398 tests.

“Update! State reports 60 new positive cases of COVID-19, out of 398 results received,” health minister Phom tweeted.

Of the new cases, 35 have been detected in Dimapur, 22 in Kohima, 2 in Mon and 1 new case has been reported from Tuensang district.

“Necessary contact tracing has been fully activated by our IDSP Team,” Phom said.

According to the data shared by the health department on its Twitter handle on Tuesday, the state has so far registered a total of 5,604 positive cases.

The health department informed that a total of 4,451 patients have recovered from the disease in Nagaland so far.

Nagaland currently has 1,112 active COVID19 patients while 26 cases have migrated from the state.

The disease has so far claimed the lives of 10 positive patients in the state.

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