DIMAPUR, July 27 - The COVID-19 situation in Nagaland is getting grim with every passing day as more and more cases are being reported from outside the quarantine centres.
Today, 10 more COVID-19 cases were reported from outside the quarantine centres in Kohima.
According to reports, two COVID-19 cases were reported today from Lower Chandmari Colony of Kohima, two from Zubza area and one each from L Khel of Kohima, Midland Colony of Kohima, Officers� Hills Colony of Kohima, Lower Lerie Colony of Kohima, Bayavu area and D� Block Colony of Kohima. These cases were detected after contact tracing exercises were conducted by the health authorities in the state capital.
Following detection of COVID-19 cases from outside the quarantine centres, total lockdowns have been imposed in Kohima and Dimapur for a week.
Meanwhile, the state reported a total of 45 fresh cases of COVID-19 today.
According to Health Minister Pangnyu Phom, 45 new cases of COVID-19 have been detected and 335 samples tested. Out of these 45 cases of COVID-19, 23 are from Kohima, 14 from Dimapur and 8 from Mon district. With this update, the state has recorded 1,384 cases of COVID-19 till date.