Nagaland : 3 samples tested for COVID-19 testing at newly inaugurated BSL labrotory

Three samples were tested for COVID-19 on Friday at the newly inaugurated Bio-Safety Level (BSL)-3 Laboratory at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima

Nagaland : 3 samples tested for COVID-19 testing at newly inaugurated BSL labrotory
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 Three samples were tested for COVID-19 on Friday at the newly inaugurated Bio-Safety Level (BSL)-3 Laboratory at Naga Hospital.

Nagaland has so far not reported any case of COVID-19.Being the first day, a total of three samples collected from Kohima were tested, while results have sent to the Surveillance Cell at the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare (HFW), said Health and Family Welfare Secretary Kesonyu Yhome.

The BSL-3 Laboratory was inaugurated on Thursday by CM Neiphiu Reo. Earlier Nagaland used to send samples for COVID-19 testing to Assam and Manipur.