KOHIMA, JULY 10: Nagaland on Saturday reported equal number of COVID-19 recoveries and detection of fresh infection at 111 each and no new deaths, taking the caseload to 25,898.
“111 positive cases detected today are Kohima: 51, Dimapur: 19, Tuensang: 10, Mokokchung: 9, Zunheboto: 8, Kiphire: 4, Longleng & Wokha: 3 each and Mon & Peren: 2 each”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
He also said that 111 positive patients ~ Kohima: 48, Dimapur: 23, Peren: 22, Mokokchung: 8, Phek: 6 and Tuensang: 4 ~ recovered during the day increasing the number of recovered patients to 23,698.
This has slightly improved the recovery rate from Friday’s 91.47% to 91.50%.
The caseload includes 973 active patients, of which, 128 are with mild symptoms, 29 are moderate on oxygen, 19 severe on oxygen, 7 critical in ICU without ventilator, and 9 on a ventilator, while 781 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
With no fatality, the death toll in the State remained at 507, of which 14 patients had co-morbidities, he said.
Altogether 720 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
So far, a total of 2,37,493 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 99,369 on RT-PCR, 63,579 on TrueNat, and 74,545 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
A total of 5,96,947 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 5,07,249 persons as on July 9, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,307 are frontline workers, 15,851 are healthcare professionals, 1,62,856 are people above 45 years and 2,68,235 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 89,698 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 31,424 frontline workers, 11,056 healthcare workers, 47,094 people above 45 years and 124 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)