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COVID-19 positive cases rise in Nagaland by 107 in one day

KOHIMA: Nagaland health minister S Pangnyu Phom said 107 positive cases of COVID-19 were registered here today.

St. Paul Training Institute, Phesama has been designated a containment zone by Kohima deputy commissioner Gregory Thejawelie, following the detection of COVID-19 positive cases.

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“There shall be no entry or exit from the containment zone in any circumstances. This was important in order to map the disease’s local transmission and prevent it from spreading,” said the deputy commissioner.

The Kohima DC also confirmed that residents inside the containment zone will be monitored by a medical team on a regular basis, either by phone or in person, before they recover or test negative for COVID-19 infection, and will be subject to the government’s various SOPs/advisories/guidelines and discharge policy.

As a result, the state’s total number of positive cases has risen to 113.

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