DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 3: Nagaland recorded 16 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, a considerable spike after a brief period of registering single-digit daily detections.
Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom informed that 15 cases were from Kohima and 1 from Dimapur.
With this, the caseload in Nagaland climbed to 12,117.
According to Health Department data, the State also recorded 5 recoveries from the infection, taking the tally to 11,815.
The number of active cases rose to 66, out of which 57 were asymptomatic, 7 mild and 2 moderate on oxygen.
The number of fatalities remained at 88, out of which 10 have been declared ‘not COVID-related’.
151 more frontline workers vaccinated
Another batch of frontline workers was given COVID-19 vaccine shots on Wednesday in 3 districts of Nagaland.
A press release from the Health Department informed that 151 frontline workers received Covishield jabs in Mokokchung, Peren and Phek.
Vaccination of frontline workers, besides healthcare workers, has started in Peren and Phek on Wednesday. Till date, 6024 persons have been vaccinated in Nagaland.
According to the department, no adverse events needing medical interventions have been reported in the State so far.
(Page News Service)