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Nagaland COVID-19 tally now 563

Nagaland COVID-19 tally now 563
DIMAPUR, JUL 4 (NPN) | Publish Date: 7/4/2020 1:20:43 PM IST

Nagaland COVID-19 tally rose to 563 on Sunday after 24 fresh cases were reported from across the state.

In a tweet, state Health  & Family Welfare minister, S. Pangnyu Phom Saturday informed that the COVID positive cases were detected from 426 samples that were tested.

Out of the 426, the minister said that 21 positive cases were reported from Peren district, 2 from Kohima district and 1 from Mon district. All the positive persons have been shifted to the designated COVID-19 hospitals for medical treatment.

With this the state’s tally, as on July 4, stood at 563 cases-- 335 active and 228 recovered.

As per the severity of symptoms, all the 335 active cases were asymptomatic.

In his daily briefing, principal secretary Home, Abhijit Sinha informed that a total of 6858 samples were tested by TrueNat, out of which 166 samples tested positive and sent for confirmation by RT-PCR. 

He also informed that 6469 samples had tested negative and result of 223 samples were awaited.

Till date, he said a total of 13,014 samples have been sent for testing by RT-PTR. Results of 12,628 samples have been received. Out of the total of 13,014 samples sent-- 8344 were tested at BSL-3 lab (NHAK) where 447 samples tested positive and at BSL-2 lab (CIHSR) 511 samples were tested, out of which 2 tested positive.

In addition, a total of 6,858 samples have been tested by TrueNat, out of which 166 samples have been tested positive and sent for confirmation by RT-PCR. Further, 6,469 samples have tested negative.

Meanwhile, a total of 4,062 persons are presently under Facility Quarantine.”

 

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