Nagaland on Monday registered nine new cases of COVID-19, taking the state’s overall tally to 177.

The fresh cases have been detected out of 418 samples tested on Sunday. Of which, 5 are from Dimapur quarantine centre and 4 from Peren quarantine centre.

With this the total number of active cases in the State has gone up to 89. No casualty due to coronavirus has been reported so far.

This was informed by state health minister S Pangnyu Phom through his official Twitter handle on Monday morning.

“9 new cases of COVID-19 +ve have been reported out of 418 samples tested. 5 from Dimapur QC & 4 from Peren QC,” Phom tweeted.

(Positive: 177, Active: 89, Recovered: 88, Death: 00)

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Meanwhile, 12 more persons recovered from the virus in the state on Sunday, taking the total number of recovered patients to 88.

Dimapur district has reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases with 126 patients, followed by Kohima (29), Mon (9), Tuensang (5) and Peren (8).