Health official dismisses rumour

Morung Express News
Dimapur | June 4

A rumour did the round on social media today about the COVID-19 Hospital in Dimapur discharging COVID-19 patients after recovery. Dismissing it as fake, a senior Health Department official informed that no COVID patient has so far been released.  “Samples of (patients admitted in the COVID-19 Hospital, Dimapur) were taken for retesting on June 4. We’ll come to know only after we get the results,” said the official.  


Another Health official said that the positive cases admitted in Dimapur are largely asymptomatic and doing well without showing visible symptoms.


The official said that samples were collected today for retests as per the Standard Operating Procedure.


After the first case in April, Nagaland started reporting fresh cases beginning May 25.