NNN | DIMAPUR, JULY 30: COVID-19 has reached the Nagaland Chief Minister’s residential complex in Kohima on Thursday.
According to the Chief Minister’s Office, “few persons in the Chief Minister’s residential complex have tested positive for COVID-19”. The CMO also said that all SOPs are being implemented. “The complex is being sanitized and the residential office closed for 48 hours,” added the CMO. However, it did not divulge as to how many people have been tested positive for COVID-19 in the residential complex.
The CMO then said that the Chief Minister “is under home quarantine as safety precaution”.
Meanwhile, Nagaland recorded 48 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, taking the tally to 1561.
According to Health minister Pangnyu Phom, 516 samples were tested for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours in the state, and out of these samples, results of 48 samples returned positive for the disease. He also informed that 32 cases are detected from Dimapur and 16 cases from Kohima.
With this update, the COVID-19 status in the state stands that there are 961 active cases and 595 recovered cases. Four COVID-19 related death cases have also been reported in the state so far.