COVID-19: 47 samples test -ve; 13 awaited

COVID-19: 47 samples test -ve; 13 awaited
DIMAPUR, APR 6 (NPN) | Publish Date: 4/6/2020 12:14:15 PM IST

The state government informed that 60 samples had been sent for testing till 5 pm on Monday, of which results of 47 samples had been received and all were negative. The results of 13 samples were awaited.

The number of isolation beds, including beds in the designated COVID-19 hospitals, had been increased to 489, while the total number of personal protective equipments (PPEs) across the State now stands at over 23,000. The government has also acquired altogether 44,051 N95 masks, which are being distributed in the districts. With more consignments likely to reach the State in the coming weeks, the number of medical equipment and accessories will see a further increase. Further, the H&FW department has till now acquired 70 ventilators for taking care of COVID-19 patients and the target is to increase this number to over 300.
Also, a total of 5,040 persons have signed up for ncovid-19 Nagaland app till now. In this regard, the government once again appealed to all those who had entered the State after March 6 to self-register in the app with their full details. 


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