Nagaland reports no new Covid19 positive case, tally stands at 193

Nagaland reports no new Covid19 positive case, tally stands at 193
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Nagaland’s principal secretary (home) Abhijit Sinha on Thursday said no new Covid19 positive case has been recorded in Nagaland on Thursday.

In his briefing on the Covid19 situation in the state, Sinha said the total positive cases in the state stand at 193 as on Wednesday. Out of these, 84 are active cases while 109 other Covid19 patients have recovered, he said. All the positive persons are receiving medical care at the designated Covid19 hospitals.

As per the severity of symptoms, all the 84 active cases are asymptomatic. Of the 193 positive cases, 124 are males and 69 females. Four of them are in the age group of 0 to 17 years, 182 cases between 18-44 years, five cases between 45-64 years and two cases between 65-74 years, he said. Sinha said altogether 7,670 samples have been sent for testing till date.

The results of 6,692 samples have been received and 978 samples are awaited. Out of the 7,670 samples, 5,010 samples were sent to the BSL-3 lab at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima for testing. The results of 4,169 samples have been received from the laboratory, out of which 137 samples tested positive. He said 7,969 persons are presently under facility quarantine and 1,709 persons are under home quarantine in the state.

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