The total number of COVID-19 in Nagaland has reached 11,186 on Monday with the detection of 27 fresh cases in the past 24 hours.
According to the health department, the total number of recovered cases of COVID-19 in the state has reached 10086. There are 57 COVID-19 related deaths reported so far in the state while some cases are being investigated whether the cases were COVID-19 related.
Meanwhile, according to reports, the state’s commercial hub, Dimapur, has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 followed by the state capital Kohima.
Dimapur has reported 6176 cases of COVID-19 till date, while Kohima has recorded 3344 cases. However, the rest 9 districts of Nagaland recorded well below 1000 cases of the disease.
Meanwhile, with the coming of the festive season, apprehensions have prevailed that cases of COVID-19 may rise if stringent measures are not taken.
The latest COVID-19 weekly roundup issued by the Nagaland Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), Health & Family Welfare, Nagaland, said that cases of the disease detected through contact tracing have increased since the recent time. It said that “The data of high household contacts clearly points toward “living room spread” and is a reason why COVID-19 is increasing. We should pay attention to the peril of small gatherings among family and friends who may appear healthy especially with the festive season around the corner”.