Kohima, November 29: Nagaland on Sunday recorded fifth consecutive day of more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh cases as 174 patients recuperated increasing the recovery rate in the State to 88.69%, said State Health officials.
“44 +ve cases of #COVID-19 detected today. Dimapur- 27, Kohima- 16, Tuensang- 1. Also, 174 +ve patients have recovered. Dimapur- 140, Kohima- 30, Tuensang- 3, Phek- 1,” said Health Minister, S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
With this the caseload in Nagaland is 11,159, of which 9,898 have recovered and 1,087 are active patients, said Director of Health Department, Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
The recovery rate of COVD-19 patients in the State have further improved to 88.69% from Saturday’s 87.48%, he said. It had reached up to 90.93% on November 13.
Altogether 67 COVID-19 infected patients have died in the State, out of which 57 are due to contagion, 7 had comorbidities while cause of fatality of 3 patients is under investigation, he said.
A total of 107 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
The district wise distribution of confirmed cases are Dimapur (6,165), Kohima (3,330), Mon (596), Peren (479), Tuensang (213), Zunheboto (140), Mokokchung (120), Phek (44), Wokha (29), Kiphire (25) and Longleng (18).
Out of the confirmed cases, the segregated data comprises 4,548 armed forces personnel, 4,314 Traced Contacts, 1,773 returnees from other States and 524 frontline workers, he said.
The district wise active cases are Dimapur (552), Kohima (317), Peren (165), Mon (29), Tuensang (21), Phek (1), Zunheboto (1) and Kiphire (1).
Among the active, 63 patients are with mild and moderate symptoms, while 6 are critical in ICU, he said, adding that 1,018 persons are asymptomatic.
The recovered persons are Dimapur (5,504), Kohima (2,978), Mon (556), Peren (314), Tuensang (191), Zunheboto (136), Mokokchung (116), Phek (43), Wokha (28), Kiphire (23) and Longleng (9).
So far, a total of 1,12,820 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland, including 69,044 through RT-PCR, 36,034 on TrueNat and 7,742 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Hangsing. (Page News Service)