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COVID-19: 48 samples test -ve; 13 awaited

COVID-19: 48 samples test -ve; 13 awaited
DIMAPUR, APR 7 (NPN) | Publish Date: 4/7/2020 12:41:41 PM IST

Out of 61 samples sent for testing, 48 had tested negative till 5 p.m. on April 7, while results of the remaining 13 samples were still awaited, government spokesperson and planning & coordination minister Neiba Kronu stated.

Further, altogether 5,069 individuals had signed up in the ncovid-19 Nagaland app till now, out of which 3,590 had self-declared with their details, while details of 1,479 were incomplete. He again appealed those who had entered the State after March 6 to self register in the app with their full details or call the helpline numbers.

Farmers exempted: Informing farmers across the State that farming operations were exempted from the lockdown provisions, he said this being the sowing season, they could hence come out of their homes, go to their fields and carry out all essential farming activities as per needs, while maintaining social distancing protocols.

Earlier in the day, the State Cabinet held a meeting to review the preparations being made by the health & family welfare (H&FW) department to combat the spread of COVID-19 into Nagaland.

Kronu said that the department was asked to further gear up its activities and bring about improvements so as to cover all loopholes that might still exist in its overall preparedness for preventing and managing COVID-19 in the State. 


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