KOHIMA, JUNE 1: Nagaland reported more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh infections for the second consecutive day as 373 people were cured of the disease while 174 new cases took the tally to 21,854 on Tuesday.
Today’s 373 patients getting cured is the highest single day recovery so far while the previous was 225 on May 21.
“174 +ve cases of COVID-19 reported today. Dimapur-58, Mokokchung-43, Tuensang-20, Kohima-16, Mon-12, Phek-10, Wokha-8, Zunheboto-5, Kiphire-Longleng-1 each. 373 +ve patients have recovered. Kohima-208, Mon-57, Dimapur-36, Tuensang-22, Zunheboto-17, Phek-16, Mokokchung-10, Longleng-5, Wokha-2”, said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
With today’s high recovery, the number of recovered patients in the State is 16,111 improving the recovery rate from Monday’s 72.59% to 73.72%.
There are 4,725 active patients, said Phom.
Of the active patients, 257 are with mild symptoms, 83 are moderate on oxygen, 56 severe on oxygen, 27 critical in ICU without ventilator and 8 on ventilator, while 4,294 patients are asymptomatic, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
Demise of 9 positive patients – 5 at Dimapur, 2 at Kohima and 1 each in Kiphire and Phek districts have increased the death toll in the State to 385, of which 13 are related to other diseases, he said.
Altogether 633 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
A total of 1,93,465 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested so far in Nagaland. It includes 89,769 on RT-PCR, 55,909 on TrueNat and 47,787 on Rapid Antigen Test so far, said Dr Kikon.
Meanwhile, as of today, Nagaland has administered a total of 2,80,967 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 2,26,816 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 58,718 are frontline workers, 15,544 are healthcare professionals, 1,22,938 are people above 45 years and 29,616 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 54,151 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 27,982 frontline workers, 10,190 healthcare workers and 15,978 are people above 45 years, said Dr Thurr. (Page News Service)