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COVID-19 Nagaland: 11 new cases take tally to 12,416


Kohima, April 12: Nagaland’s COVID-19 confirmed cases have surged to 12,416 with detection of 11 new infections today.

“11 +ve cases of COVID-19 reported today. Dimapur- 8, Mokokchung- 2, Kohima- 1,” said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
The caseload includes 11,992 recovered persons and 167 active patients, he said.
The recovery rate is 96.58%, said Director of Health Department, Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
The death toll in the State is 93, including 10 with comorbidities, he said.
Among the active patients, eight are with mild and moderate symptoms while 159 are asymptomatic, he said.
Vaccination: Nagaland has administered a total of 1,14,395 doses of covishield to 85,947 persons as on Sunday, a health official said.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 39,130 are frontline workers, 12,593 are healthcare professionals, 19,222 senior citizens and 15,002 people above 45 years with specified comorbidities, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Among those inoculated 18,499 are frontline workers, 8,746 healthcare workers 791 senior citizens and 412 persons above 45 years with comorbidities have received the second shots of COVID-19 vaccine completing the full course of vaccination, he said.

Among those inoculated, no one has had any adverse effect needing medical interventions in the state till date, he said. (Page News Service)