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COVID-19 Nagaland: 10 new cases take tally close to 12,000

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Kohima, January 12: Detection of 10 fresh COVID-19 infections have increased Nagaland’s tally to 11,997 while 12 patients recuperated keeping the number of active patients at 105, said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom.


“10 +ve cases of #COVID-19 have been detected today. Dimapur- 6, Kohima- Mokokchung- 2 each. Also 12 +ve patients have recovered. Dimapur- 6, Kohima- 5, Kiphire- 1,” said Minister in a tweet.
Of the total cases, 11,667 have recovered, he said.
Altogether 85 people have succumbed to the infection, of which 74 are due to contagion and 10 had comorbid conditions while one is under investigation, he said. Another 140 patients have migrated to other states, he said.
Dimapur has the highest infection at 6,443 followed by Kohima 3,730, than Mon (604), Peren (504), Tuensang (244), Mokokchung (184), Zunheboto (142), Phek (47), Kiphire (41), Wokha (39) and Longleng (19).
Out of the confirmed cases, 4,921 are Traced Contacts, 4,659 are armed forces personnel, 1,846 returnees from other States and 571 frontline workers, he said.
The district wise active cases are Dimapur (64), Kohima (30), Mokokchung (7), Peren (2), Mon (1) and Longleng (1).
Among the active cases, 16 patients are with mild and moderate symptoms, one is severe on oxygen and two are on ventilators, he said. Altogether 86 persons are asymptomatic, he said.
The recovered persons are Dimapur (6,249), Kohima (3,643), Mon (592), Peren (499), Tuensang (243), Zunheboto (139), Mokokchung (168), Phek (50), Kiphire (40), Wokha (35) and Longleng (9).
Nagaland has tested a total of 1,22,223 suspected COVID-19 samples till date, including 72,715 through RT-PCR, 36,879 on TrueNat and 12,629 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Hangsing. (Page News Service)

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