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COVID-19 Nagaland: 10 infections, 5 recoveries


KOHIMA, NOVEMBER 21: After a day of nil COVID-19 infection, Nagaland on Sunday reported 10 fresh cases and 5 recoveries taking the COVID-19 tally at 32,050.

Mention may be made here that for the first time in the second wave of COVID-19 infection the State reported nil positive cases following the test of 400 odd suspected samples on Saturday.
Today, 10 positive cases were detected in Dimapur district, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
At least 5 positive patients of Dimapur recovered during the last 24 hours taking the recovered persons tally to 30,173 with the recovery rate at 94.14%, he said.
There are 126 active patients, of who 19 have mild symptoms, 2 are moderate and 6 severe while 99 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
With no fatality for the fifth consecutive day, the death toll in the State remained at 695, of whom 16 had co-morbid conditions, he said.
Altogether 1,056 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
Thus far, a total of 4,06,652 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 111,422 on RT-PCR, 87,886 on TrueNat and 2,07,344 on Rapid Antigen Test, he said.
A total of 12,52,936 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 723,707 persons as on Saturday, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.

Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,976 are frontline workers, 15,999 are healthcare professionals, 205,113 are people above 45 years and 441,619 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 529,229 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 48,297 frontline workers, 13,475 healthcare workers, 168,623 people above 45 years and 298,834 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)