Health minister denies community transmission in Nagaland

August 3, 2020: Nagaland health minister S Pangnyu Phom says no community transmission of COVID-19 in the state

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August 3, 2020: Nagaland health minister S Pangnyu Phom says no community transmission of COVID-19 in the state.

The health minister said that though the number of positive cases has increased, most of these cases were among armed forces personnel.

Pangnyu said that the department is not taking any chance and vigorous contact tracing was being carried out.

Regarding the Covid-related deaths, he said that some deceased patients had co-morbidities. He also admitted that the lockdown in Guwahati has delayed the setting up of BSL-2 laboratory at Tuensang.

 

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