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COVID-19 Nagaland: 1 new case takes tally to 12,211

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Kohima, March 6: Nagaland on Saturday reported one fresh case of COVID-19 taking the tally to 12,211, a health official said. One recovery was also reported in the State today.


“One positive case was detected and one patient recovered in Kohima today,” said Director of Health & Family Welfare Department, Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
The caseload includes 11,952 recovered persons, he said. The recovery rate is 97.88%.
There are 15 active patients, while 91 persons including 10 with comorbidities have succumbed to the infection and 153 have migrated to other states, he said.
The active cases one in Dimapur and 14 in Kohima districts are all asymptomatic, he said.
Vaccination
Nagaland has administered 42,628 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 36,585 persons including 826 senior citizens and 96 people above 45 years with specified comorbidities as on March 6, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Dr Thurr said out of the total doses administered in the State 25,143 are frontline workers and 10,518 are healthcare professionals.
A total of 6,024 healthcare workers and 19 front line workers have received the second shots of COVID-19 vaccine completing the full course of vaccination, he said.
Second shots of vaccine for front line workers started Saturday with Peren being the first district to do so, he said.
Among those inoculated, no one has had any adverse effect needing medical interventions in the state till date, Dr Thurr said. (Page News Service)

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