Nagaland COVID-19 positive cases increase to 748

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The number of COVID-19 positive cases in Nagaland increased to 743 on July 11 with 11 fresh cases.

The disease has now spread to Wokha district in western Nagaland as it reported its first case on July 10.

Nagaland Principal Secretary for Home, Abhijit Sinha, in his daily briefing on the COVID-19 situation of the state on July 11 informed that 11 more positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed.

Among the new cases, seven were from Kohima, three from Mon and one from Mokokchung districts.

Total positive COVID-19 cases as on July 11 were 743 while the number of active cases in the state stands at 439. The number of recovered patients on July 11 was 304.

All the positive persons are receiving medical care at the designated COVID-19 hospitals and COVID-19 Care Centres. Further, active surveillance and contact tracing is in progress to prevent further spreading of the infection, the official said.

Peren continues to be the most-affected with 139 active cases. This is followed by Kohima with 94 active cases, Dimapur with 83, Mon with 76, Tuensang with 29, Phek with 12, Mokokchung with 4 and Wokha and Zunheboto with one each.

Information on Nagaland COVID-19 dashboard stated that out of 743 cases, there were 556 males and 187 females. Age-wise, 710 cases are in the 18-44 years age group while there were 16 each in 0-17 and 45-64 years age bracket. There was a single case in 65-74 years age group.

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