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Nagaland reports highest single day spike of 310 COVID-19 cases

Nagaland on Friday reported its highest single-day spike of 310 COVID-19 cases, taking the state’s tally to 4,946. 310 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been detected out of 922 samples tested. A total of 164 security personnel and 66 returnees from other states are among the fresh patients. 80 people were detected positive for the disease during contact tracing.

The state had reported its previous highest single-day spike of 276 coronavirus cases on August 4. Ten patients, five in Kohima, four in Dimapur and one in Zunheboto recovered from the disease during the day. Nagaland now has 1,134 active cases, while 3,791 people have recovered from the infection, 10 died and 11 patients have migrated to other states.


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Eight of the 10 fatalities are due to COVID-19. Dimapur reported the maximum number of coronavirus cases at 2,478, followed by Kohima at 1,603, Mon at 299, Peren at 269 and Zunheboto at 117.

Of the total COVID-19 patients in the state, 2,273 are armed forces personnel and 1,398 returnees. The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients in the state currently stands at 76.66 per cent. A total of 69,050 samples have been tested in the state so far.

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