Morung Express News
Dimapur | August 10
The COVID-19 cases in Nagaland crossed the 3000-mark with the confirmation of 231 new infections from the virus on August 10, official updates informed.
“Out of 828 samples tested, 230 new +ve cases have been detected,” Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter Monday afternoon.
The new cases included 104 from Dimapur, 104 from Kohima, 18 from Mon and 4 from Peren, he said.
“Contact tracing is fully put in force & all primary contacts are kept under self isolation to avoid further transmission,” the Minister added.
With this, the Nagaland COVID-19 tally increased to 3011, out of which 2027 are classified as active and 973 are designated as recovered.
The Nagaland COVID-19 Dashboard informed that there were 8 deaths due to COVID-19 so far. It further stated in a disclaimer that: “1 death is Covid-19 positive but not due to Covid-19.”
Three cases have been migrated, it added.
Meanwhile, the duration taken to reach a 1000-threshold has been declining considerably suggesting that the State is yet to flatten the case curve.
Since the confirmation of first case on May 25, it took nearly 2 months (57 days) cross the 1000-mark on July 20.
However, it took just took 14 days to cross 2000 cases on August 3. (Read Here: A Timeline: How Nagaland got to 2000 COVID-19 cases)
Thereafter, to reach the 3000-treshold on August 10, it took just 7 days.