DIMAPUR, Aug 6 - The official residence of Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom in Kohima was sealed today following detection of COVID-19 among some staff and security personnel attached to him.
Phom said all precautionary measures have been taken and his official residence has been sealed as per the SOPs. The minister also put himself under self-isolation and said that he would continue to work from home.
Meanwhile, Nagaland�s COVID-19 tally reached 2,580 with the detection of 82 fresh cases on Thursday.
�State reports another 82+ve cases of Covid-19, out of 606 samples tested,� Phom said in another tweet.
Among the new positive cases, 58 are from Dimapur, 22 from Kohima and two from Phek, he added. Out of the 2,580 positive cases, 1,886 are active, 685 have recovered and six have died.