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COVID-19 Nagaland: 191 new infection & 12 deaths


KOHIMA, MAY 24: Detection of 191 fresh infections on Monday has pushed the COVID-19 tally in Nagaland to 20,259, a health official said.

“191 +ve cases of COVID-19 reported today. Kohima – 67, Dimapur – 53, Tuensang – 28, Mokokchung – 25, Wokha – 6, Zunheboto-Mon – 4 each, Peren-2, Kiphire-Phek – 1 each, 137+ve patients have recovered. Dimapur – 53, Kohima – 38, Tuensang – 13, Mon -10, Kiphire – 9, Zunheboto -8, Mokokchung-4, Peren-2,” said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
With this the caseload in the State includes 14,637 recovered persons and 4,714 active patients, he said.
Of the active patients, 179 are with mild symptoms, 67 are moderate on oxygen, 84 severe on oxygen, 24 critical in ICU without ventilator and 10 are on ventilator, while 4,350 patients are asymptomatic, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
The recovery rate in the State is 72.25%.
Demise of 12 positive patients – 6 at Dimapur and 1 each at Kohima, Mokokchung, Longleng, Phek, Mon and Zunheboto districts have increased the death toll in the State to 297, of which 12 had co-morbid conditions, he said
A total of 611 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
So far, a total of 1,84,709 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 87,335 on RT-PCR, 53,861 on TrueNat and 43,513 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Kikon.
Meanwhile, as of today, a total of 2,59,468 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 2,05,454 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 57,061 are frontline workers, 15,335 are healthcare professionals, 1,20,385 people above 45 years and senior citizens and 12,637 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.

A total of 54,014 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 27,911 frontline workers, 10,174 healthcare workers and 15,929 persons 45 years and above citizens, said Dr Thurr. (Page News Service)