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5 more people test positive for COVID-19 in Nagaland, tally rises to 12,126

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Dimapur, February 5: Nagaland’s COVID-19 tally rose to 12,126 on Friday after five more people tested positive for the virus, a senior health department official said.
Director of Health and Family Welfare Dr Denis Hangsing said all the new cases were reported from Kohima district.


The state now has 68 active cases, while 11,821 people have recovered so far.
Among the active cases, nine patients have mild and moderate symptoms, while 59 persons are asymptomatic, he said.
Eighty-eight people have died due to COVID-19 in Nagaland so far while 149 patients have migrated to other states.
The COVID-19 recovery rate of the northeastern state stands at 97.48% against Thursdays 97.52%, he said.
Nagaland has so far tested 1,25,667 samples for COVID-19, including 73,203 through RT-PCR, 37,188 through TrueNat and 15,277 through Rapid Antigen Test methods, Dr Hangsing said.
COVID Vaccination: 6313 inoculated in State
Dimapur, February 5: A total of 108 beneficiaries were vaccinated in Mokokchung and Mon on Friday by the Covidshield vaccine taking the total vaccinated tally in the State to 6313.
State Immunization Officer (UIP), Dr Ritu Thurr informed that 44 frontline workers other than healthcare workers have been vaccinated in Peren and Phek Districts till date.
No adverse events have been reported in the State till date that needed medical intervention, he informed.
The District-wise tally of COVID-19 vaccination of healthcare workers and frontline workers is: Dimapur – 1183, Kohima – 1133, Mokokcung – 924, Mon – 617, Phek – 506, Zunheboto – 488, Wokha – 475, Peren – 396, Tuensang – 335, Longleng – 132 and Kiphire – 124.
Dr Thurr informed that a total of 49,59,447 have been vaccinated across the country by the Covaxin and Covishield vaccines safely. (Page News Service)

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