State COVID tally rises to 539

State COVID tally rises to  539
DIMAPUR, JUL 3 (NPN) | Publish Date: 7/3/2020 1:45:31 PM IST

Nagaland on Friday registered four fresh COVID-19 positive cases while 31 more recovered from the virus, taking the state’s total tally to 539 cases-- 311 active and 228 recovered.

In a tweet, Health minister S. Pangnyu Phom said that the positive cases were detected from among the 259 samples. He said that 3 cases were from Mon quarantine centre and 1 from Kohima QC. All the positive persons have been taken to their respective COVID hospitals for treatment. 

As per the severity of symptoms, all 311 active cases were asymptomatic, principal secretary Home, Abhijit Sinha stated in his daily briefing. Further, out of the 31 recovered cases-- 10 each were from Peren, Dimapur  and Kohima while 1 was from Phek district.

Till July 3, a total of 12,875 samples were tested and results of 12,088 received. Out of the 12,875 samples, 8259 were received at the BSL-3 lab (NHAK) and BSL-2 lab (CIHSR) and a total of 8213 samples were tested, out of which 425 tested positive.


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