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Nagaland on Wednesday registered 12 fresh cases of COVID-19 positive.

These are among the 432 samples tested on Tuesday.

Among the 12 new cases, nine are from Dimapur and one each from Kohima, Mon and Mokokchung.

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

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Phom tweeted:


Out of 432 samples tested, 12 fresh positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed.

9 from Dimapur & 1 each from Kohima, Mon & Mokokchung respectively.

Total State status as of 8: 50 AM, 8th July, 2020.

Positive       : 656

Active          : 353

Recovered  : 303’

With these new cases, the total number of COVID-19 patients in the State has gone up to 656.

However, there are 353 active cases in the State.

A total of 303 persons have already recovered from the disease.

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


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