55 new COVID-19 cases push Nagaland's tally to 13,238

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Kohima, Apr 26 (PTI) Nagaland reported 55 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, pushing the coronavirus tally in the state to 13,238, a health official said.

The new cases were reported from Dimapur, Kohima, Mokokchung, Mon, Kiphire and Longleng districts.

'55 +ve cases of COVID-19 reported today. Dimapur- 38, Kohima- 9, Mokokchung & Mon- 3 each, Kiphire- Longleng- 1 each. Also 3 +ve patients have recovered. Phek- 2, Tuensang- 1,' said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.

With three more patients recovering from the disease, the total number of COVID-19 recoveries in the state rose to 12,135, the official said.

The COVID-19 recovery rate in the state is now 91.67 per cent, State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, Dr Nyanthung Kikon said in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.

Nagaland now has 727 active COVID-19 cases, he said.

The COVID-19 death toll in the state so far is 98, while 278 patients have migrated to other states, the official said.

A total of 1,44,236 samples have been tested for COVID-19. It includes 77,751 on RT-PCR, 37,934 on TrueNat and 28,541 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Kikon. PTI NBS RG RG