Nagaland on Sunday reported 19 new Covid19 positive cases in the last 24 hours taking the state’s total tally to 12,555.
Confirming the news of new cases registered in the state, Nagaland health minister S Pangnyu Phom on his Twitter handle on Sunday evening said the new cases were reported from three districts.
While Dimapur district reported 14 new Covid19 cases, Kohima reported 4 cases and Longleng district reported 1 case.
The Nagaland health minister shared that 8 more patients, who were suffering from Covid19, have recovered from the disease in Kohima.
So far, a total of 12,110 people have recovered from the disease.
Nagaland currently has 176 active Covid19 cases.
19 +ve cases of COVID-19 reported today.
Dimapur- 14, Kohima- 4, Longleng- 1.
And, 8 +ve patients have recovered in Kohima.
Total +ve cases- 12555
Active Cases- 176
— S Pangnyu Phom (@pangnyu) April 18, 2021
The Nagaland health minister said: “The present surge in +ve cases is a warning to all of us. The govt & the Dept is doing all it can to tackle the pandemic effectively like we did it last year.”
Health minister Phom said the COVID19 is not over yet.
He sought cooperation from the citizens saying that the government alone can’t win the battle against Covid19.
Phom also urged the people to get them vaccinated.
“COVID19 is not over yet & all support and cooperation from our citizens to defeat it is required because Govt. alone can’t win the battle,” health minister Phom tweeted.
“Please get vaccinated if you are eligible and follow COVID19 SOPs strictly,” he added.