Nagaland registered 16 new COVID-19 positive cases on Friday.

With these new incidents, the total number of COVID-19 positive cases in the State rose to 371.

These 16 new cases of COVID-19 positive have been reported out of 539 samples tested on Thursday

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

Phom tweeted:

‘16 new cases of COVID-19 +ve have been reported out of 539 samples tested. 15 patients from Kohima QC & 1 from Peren QC.

Positive      : 371

Active         : 211

Recovered : 160

Death         : 00

Update at 9:20 AM, 26th June, 2020.’

Among the 16 new patients, 15 are from Kohima quarantine centre while one is from Peren quarantine centre.

However, there are 211 active cases in the State at present.

A total of 160 persons have already recovered.

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


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