KOHIMA, JULY 24: Nagaland’s COVID-19 caseload surged to 27,240 with detection of 124 fresh infections today.
“124 positive cases detected today are Dimapur: 54, Kohima: 37, Mokokchung: 11, Peren: 10, Mon: 4, Longleng: 3, Tuensang: 2 and Kiphire, Wokha & Zunheboto: 1 each”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
He also said that 59 positive patients ~ Dimapur: 19, Tuensang: 11, Kohima: 10, Mokokchung: 9, Phek: 5, Zunheboto: 4 and Peren: 1 ~ recovered during the day.
With this the caseload includes 24,630 with recovery rate in the State coming to 90.41%.
There are 1,312 active patients, of which, 211 are with mild symptoms, 31 are moderate on oxygen, 14 severe on oxygen, 9 critical in ICU without ventilator, and 7 on ventilator, while 1,040 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of a positive patient in Dimapur district has increased the death toll in the State to 538, of which 14 died due to other diseases, he said.
Altogether 760 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
So far, a total of 2,54,260 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 1,01,733 on RT-PCR, 66,511 on TrueNat, and 86,016 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
A total of 7,29,882 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 5,92,869 persons as on Friday, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,678 are frontline workers, 15,952 are healthcare professionals, 1,78,981 are people above 45 years and 3,36,258 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 1,37,013 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 37,697 frontline workers, 12,130 healthcare workers, 86,916 people above 45 years and 270 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)