KOHIMA, JANUARY 9: Nagaland on Saturday reported more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh cases keeping the active patients low at 112 out of the 11,975 confirmed cases in the State, a health official said.
“11 +ve cases of #COVID-19 have been detected today. Dimapur- 7, Kohima and Mokokchung- 2 each. Also 25 +ve patients have recovered. Kohima – 14, Dimapur – 7, Mokokchung – 4,” Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said in a tweet.
The caseload includes 11,639 recovered persons, he said.
With this the recovery rate has improved to 97.19% from Friday’s 97.07% to be the highest recovery rate so far, he said.
The death toll of COVID-19 infected patients in the State is 85, of which 74 are due to contagion and 10 had co-morbid conditions while 1 is under investigation, said Director of Health and Family Welfare Department Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin on Saturday.
A total of 139 patients have migrated to other states, he said.
The district-wise distribution of confirmed cases is Dimapur (6,434), Kohima (3,720), Mon (604), Peren (504), Tuensang (244), Mokokchung (181), Zunheboto (142), Phek (47), Kiphire (41), Wokha (39) and Longleng (19).
Out of the confirmed cases, 4,905 are Traced Contacts, 4,658 are Armed Forces personnel, 1,844 returnees from other States and 568 frontline workers, he said.
The district-wise active cases are Dimapur (64), Kohima (31), Mokokchung (9), Peren (5), Mon (1), Longleng (1) and Kiphire (1).
Among the active cases, 17 patients are with mild and moderate symptoms, 1 is severe on oxygen and 4 are on ventilators, he said. Altogether 90 persons are asymptomatic, he said.
The recovered persons are Dimapur (6,240), Kohima (3,633), Mon (592), Peren (499), Tuensang (243), Zunheboto (139), Mokokchung (163), Phek (47), Kiphire (39), Wokha (35) and Longleng (9).
Nagaland has tested a total of 1,21,763 suspected COVID-19 samples till date, including 72,672 through RT-PCR, 36,823 on TrueNat and 12,268 on Rapid Antigen Test, said the health official. (Page News Service)