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COVID-19 Nagaland: 106 fresh cases, 4 deaths reported

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KOHIMA, JULY 18: Nagaland today reported 106 fresh infections mounting the caseload to 26,682 while 4 fatalities pushed the death toll to 528.
“106 positive cases detected today are Dimapur: 39, Kohima: 33, Mokokchung: 15, Phek: 7, Longleng: 6, Peren: 4 and Tuensang & Wokha: 1 each”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.


He also said that 56 positive patients ~ Mokokchung: 15, Dimapur: 11, Wokha: 10, Kohima: 6, Peren: 5, Kiphire: 4, Phek: 3 and Longleng: 2 ~ recovered during the day taking the number of recovered patients to 24,261.
The recovery rate in the State decreased from Saturday’s 91.08% to 90.93%.
The caseload includes 1,149 active patients, of which, 178 are with mild symptoms, 22 are moderate on oxygen, 15 severe on oxygen, 7 critical in ICU without ventilator, and 6 on ventilator, while 921 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of 4 positive patients ~ 2 at Kohima and 1 each at Dimapur and Mokokchung district has increased the death toll in the State to 528, of which 14 died due to other diseases, he said.
Altogether 744 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
So far, a total of 2,46,396 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 1,00,573 on RT-PCR, 65,180 on TrueNat, and 80,643 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
As on Saturday, a total of 6,64,906 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 5,49,252 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.


Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,480 are frontline workers, 15,882 are healthcare professionals, 1,70,950 are people above 45 years and 3,01,940 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 1,15,654 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 34,811 frontline workers, 11,622 healthcare workers, 69,071 people above 45 years and 150 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)

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