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COVID-19 Nagaland: 164 infections, 68 recoveries, 1 death

KOHIMA, JANUARY 25: Nagaland on Tuesday reported 164 fresh infections, recovery of 67 patients and 1 death as the tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases surged to 33,818.
The fresh infections include Dimapur: 135, Kohima: 15, Mokokchung: 8, Wokha: 3 and Peren, Phek and Tuensang: 1 each.
The recovered persons tally is 30,987 with recovery rate at 91.62%.
The recovered persons for the day are: Dimapur: 58, Kohima and Peren: 3 each, Mokokchung 2 and Phek: 1.
There are 775 active patients in the State, of who 106 have mild and moderate symptoms and 5 are severe while 664 patients are asymptomatic.
With the demise of a patient in Mokokchung district during the day, the death toll in the State increased to 708, of which 17 had co-morbid conditions.
Altogether 1,348 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States.
Thus far, a total of 4,39,398 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 1,14,327 on RT-PCR, 93,119 on TrueNat and 2,31,952 on Rapid Antigen Test.
Meanwhile, the Health Department official informed that 41,163 teenagers in the 15 to 18 age bracket were administered with COVID-19 vaccine till January 23.
Further, a total of 14,01,135 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 793,896 persons during the same period, said State Immunization Officer Dr RituThurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 61,030 are frontline workers, 16,016 are healthcare workers, 217,690 are people above 45 years and 499,160 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 6,07,239 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 48,780 frontline workers, 13,591 healthcare workers, 183,566 people above 45 years and 361,302 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
Further, 9,748 people, including 1,951 health care workers, 6,925 frontline workers and 872 above 60 years of age with co-morbidities, have also been administered with the precautionary dose, he said.
(Page News Service)