S Pangnyu Phom

  • Longleng registers first COVID-19 cases, Nagaland’s tally at 896
    Morung Express News Dimapir | July 14 The COVID-19 infection spread further across the districts in Nagaland with Longleng recording its first two cases on July 14. With this, 10 out of 11 districts in Nagaland now have confirmed cases of COVID-19. Only Kiphire district is yet to register any case so far.  Overall, the State registered another 51 fresh cases Tuesday taking the total tally to 896.  “33 new +ve cases of COVID-19 have been
  • 60 paramilitary personnel test COVID-19 positive in Nagaland 
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 13  A total of 60 paramilitary personnel in Dimapur tested positive for COVID-19 on July 13, even as Nagaland witnessed the highest single day spike of 71 cases on Monday.    A Health official from Dimapur told The Morung Express that the 60 new cases in Dimapur on July 13 were also related paramilitary personnel.    Out of 60 cases, 39 of the cases were reported from ARTC Sukhovi, 16 from 5th Assam Rifles Ka
  • 13 more recover for COVID-19 in Nagaland 
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 13 After the highest single-day spike of 71 cases in the morning, there was good news at the other end as Nagaland reported 13 more recoveries from COVID-19 on July 13.  “13 COVID-19 Positive Patients have recovered. 10 from COVID-19 Care Centre, Jakhama, 2 from Dimapur & 1 from Kohima. However, they will be kept under strict surveillance,” informed an evening update by Nagaland’s Health and Family Welfare Ministe
  • COVID-19: Highest single-day spike of 71 cases in Nagaland
    Total cases cross 800 mark to reach 845 Morung Express News Dimapur | July 13   Nagaland registered the highest single-day spike of 71 new COVID-19 positive cases on July 13, a State Health Authority updated Monday morning.  With this, the total number of cases also crossed 800 mark in the state to reach 845 on July 13, up from 774 on July 12. “Out of 816 sample tested, 71 new +ve cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed,” Nagaland’s Healt
  • COVID-19: Nagaland records 26 fresh cases, 14 recoveries on Sunday 
    Morning Express News Dimapur | July 12 Nagaland, on Sunday, registered 26 new COVID-19 positive cases while there were 14 recoveries.  In the second update of the day at 3:30 pm on July 12, State Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom informed that “3 more positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed” from Tuensang. Meanwhile, he also added that there were 14 more recoveries from the infection.  “And another 8 more COVID-19
  • Nagaland registers 23 fresh COVID-19 cases; total at 771
    Morning Express News Dimapur | July 12  Nagaland registered 23 new COVID-19 positive cases Sunday morning taking the State's total tally to 771. “23 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed. 18 in Dimapur, 4 in Phek, 1 in Kohima,” updated State Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom on Twitter. As per the update, the State's COVID-19 status as of 9:30 AM, July 12 stood at: Positive: 771; Active: 458; and Recovered: 313.
  • COVID-19: Nagaland registers 9 more recoveries 
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 11  Nagaland reported 9 more recoveries from COVID-19 on July 11 taking the total number of recoveries from 304 in the morning to 313 in the evening.   “9 more COVID-19 Patients have recovered from Tuensang Covid-19 Care Centre. However, they will be kept under strict surveillance,” updated State Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom on Twitter at 3: 31 PM. However, the Minister also informed i
  • Nagaland: 9 out of 11 districts register COVID-19 cases; total tally at 743
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 11 The number of COVID-19 positive cases in the Nagaland increased to 743 Saturday morning with 11 fresh cases even as the infection spread further across the districts with Wokha reporting its first case on July 10. “Out of 310 samples tested, 11 more positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed. 7 in Kohima, 3 in Mon & 1 in Mokokchung,” State Health and Family Welfare Minister informed on his Twitter update. Total S
  • Tuensang Incident: Pangnyu apologises on State Govt's behalf  
    Kohima, July 8 (MExN): Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister (H&FW), S Pangnyu Phom, on behalf of the Government and the Department, today issued an apology to people of Tuensang and Eastern Nagaland over the “unfortunate incident”  relating to shifting of returnees from Kohima to Tuensang on May 26..  “I, as a member of the State Cabinet as well as the Minister in charge of the Health & Family Welfare Department tender my apology and expr
  • Nagaland: 11 new COVID-19 cases, total at 636 
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 7 Nagaland confirmed 11 fresh COVID-19 cases Tuesday morning taking the State’s total to 636. “Out of 313 samples tested, 11 fresh positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed. 10 from Mon & 1 from Kohima,” State Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter  According to the Minster’s tweet, the State status as of 11: 50 AM, on July 7 were as follow: Positive Cases - 636; Act
  • COVID-19: 35 new cases in Nagaland; total at 625
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 6  After 32 fresh positive COVID-19 cases in the morning, another 3 were reported in the evening taking the total number of cases in Nagaland to 625 on July 6. “3 new fresh cases of COVID-19 positive have detected in Dimapur,” State Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter.  Earlier in the morning, the Minister informed that “fresh positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed.&
  • COVID-19: Nagaland registers 15 more recoveries 
    Total cases at 535: 338 active, 197 ‘recovered’ Morung Express News Dimapur | July 2 Nagaland registered 15 more recoveries Thursday evening bringing down the number of active cases from 353 earlier in the day to 338.  “15 more COVID-19 +ve patients have recovered. 12 from Kohima, 2 from Dimapur & 1 from Peren,” Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter in the evening. Earlier, the stat
  • COVID-19: Nagaland registers 34 fresh cases, total at 535
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 2   A total of 34 fresh COVID-19 positive cases were confirmed in Nagaland Thursday morning taking the State's total tally to 535.   Out of the new cases, 32 were from Peren Quarantine Centre (QC) while a single each, was reported from Dimapur and Kohima QCs. “34 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been detected out of 226 samples tested. Peren QC:32, Kohima QC:1, Dimapur QC:1,” Nagaland Health and Family
  • Nagaland: First batch of equipment for BSL-2 lab reaches Tuensang
    Morung Express News  Dimapur | July 1 The first batch of equipment for installation of Biosafety Lab -2 (BSL-2) laboratory have reached Tuensang ‘safely’, a state health authority today.       “First batch of equipments for installation of BSL-2 Lab at Tuensang has reached safely. The Technical work will be done on war footing,” (sic) Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter on the eve
  • UPHC Seikhazou: ‘First fully quality certified’ public health facilities in NE
    Morung Express News  Kohima | June 30 The Urban Primary Health Centre (UPHC), Seikhazou has earned the tag of being the ‘first fully quality certified’ public health facilities in the North-East by the National Quality Assurance Standards (NQAS), according a State health authority.    “UPHC, Seikhazou, Nagaland has been independently assessed & found to be in compliance with National Quality Assurance Standards for public health fac
  • Nagaland COVID-19: 8 new case; Mokokchung registers first case
    Morung Express New Kohima | June 30   Nagaland reported 8 fresh COVID-19 cases Tuesday morning as the infection spread further in the state with Mokokchung registering the first case.  State Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated by on Twitter that 8 new cases were detected on June 30 – 6 from Jakhama Army Hospital quarantine centre (QC) and one each from Kohima and Mokokchung QC.  With this, the status at 10:30AM on June 30 off
  • Nagaland:  17 new cases reported, COVID-19 tally rises to 451
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 29  Seventeen news cases were reported from Nagaland Monday evening taking the state’s total COVID-19 tally to 451. The latest addition came from Tuensang Quarantine centre,  a state health authority informed.  “17 fresh positive cases of COVID-19 have detected in Tuensang QC,” informed Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom on a Twitter update at 6:30PM on June 29.  E
  • Nagaland records 4 more recoveries; actives cases at 266
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 29 Four more patients recovered from COVID-19 on June 29, according to an official update in the afternoon.  “4 more COVID-19 +ve patients have recovered. 3 from Dimapur & 1 from Kohima,” updated Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom on Twitter at around 2PM on Monday.   Earlier, the COVID-19 total tally in Nagaland increased to 434 in the morning with 19 new positive cases. The new ca
  • Nagaland reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, total rises to 434   
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 29 The COVID-19 total tally in Nagaland increased to 434 Monday morning with 19 new positive cases. The new cases included one from Peren quarantine centre while the rest were reported from Jakhama, probably the Army Cantonment, where first cases were reported last week. “19 new cases of COVID-19 +ve have reported out of 322 samples tested. 18 from Jakhama QC & 1 from Peren QC,” updated Nagaland Health and Family Welfar
  • 25 new cases; COVID-19 tally crosses 400 mark in Nagaland
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 28 A total of 25 new positive cases were reported from Nagaland Sunday morning taking the State's COVID-19 tally to 412.  “25 new cases of COVID-19 +ve have been reported out of 609 samples tested,” updated State Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet on June 28.  As per the 9:40AM update, the new case included 20 from Dimapur, 3 from Kohima and 2 from Peren Dimapur quarantine centres.