DIMAPUR, July 25 - Nagaland has reported four deaths due to suspected COVID-19 till date.
�However, investigation is on and subject to further verification to establish the link with Covid-19 as morbid conditions were present,� Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom wrote in his official Twitter handle.
A 78-year-old patient of Kalibari Road died at a COVID-19 hospital on July 24, while a woman from Assam was found dead at a paid quarantine centre at a hotel here on July 22. Their confirmatory RT-PCR test results arrived on Saturday and they have been confirmed COVID-19 positive, sources said.
The elderly man was admitted to the district COVID-19 hospital on July 22 after his sample tested positive in a TrueNat test.
The woman from Assam reportedly checked into the paid quarantine located on the MP Road in the early hours of July 22. She was found dead around 5 am that day by a medical team in her room, who went there following a distress call.
She was reportedly two months� pregnant and was unwell when she reached Dimapur.
There was no official confirmation on whether the other two deaths occurred due to COVID-19 at the time of filing this report.
Meanwhile, 50 new cases of COVID-19 were detected out of 344 test results received on Saturday. Among them, 20 are from Mon, 19 from Dimapur, seven from Kohima and four from Mokokchung.
Nagaland�s COVID-19 tally now stands at 1,289.