DIMAPUR, Aug 9 - Nagaland on Sunday recorded 93 COVID-19 positive cases, taking the state�s tally to 2,781.
In his routine briefing, Principal Secretary (Home) Abhijit Sinha said, �A total of 93 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected today and the total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 2,781.�
He said the positive people are receiving medical care at the designated COVID-19 hospitals and COVID-19 care centres while active surveillance and contact tracing is also in progress to prevent further spreading of the infection.
Out of the 2,781 positive cases, 1,866 are active and there are eight deaths. As per the severity of symptoms, 1,863 active cases are asymptomatic, one active case is mild and two active cases are moderate, Sinha said.
Of the total positive cases till date, 1,226 are from armed forces, 1,072 are returnees, 196 frontline workers, 233 of traced contacts and 54 others.
He said altogether 28,722 samples have been sent for testing through RT-PCR till date and results of 26,962 samples have been received. Besides, 18,659 samples have been sent for testing on Truenat. He added that 2,032 persons are presently under facility quarantine.