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COVID-19 Nagaland: 192 new cases, 134 recovered & 5 deaths


KOHMA, MAY 28: Nagaland today detected 192 new infections increasing the COVID-19 tally to 21,215.
“192 +ve cases of COVID-19 reported today. Dimapur-61, Tuensang-47, Kohima-26, Phek-25, Zunheboto-14, Peren-5, Wokha-Mokokchung-4 each, Longleng-3, Kiphire-2, Mon-1. 134 +ve patients have recovered. Dimapur-65, Kohima-38, Mokokchung-11, Phek-9, Peren-7, Zunheboto-4,” said said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.

The caseload includes 15,258 recovered persons and 4,990 active patients, he said.
Of the active patients, 161 are with mild symptoms, 85 are moderate on oxygen, 64 severe on oxygen, 21 critical in ICU without ventilator and 8 on ventilator, while 4,651 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 71.92% while it had gone up to 97.98% on March 19.
Demise of 5 positive patients ~ 4 at Dimapur and 1 at Mokokchung has increased the death toll in the State to 343, of which 12 had co-morbid conditions, he said.
Altogether 624 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
So far, a total of 1,89,650 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 88,875 on RT-PCR, 54,923 on TrueNat and 45,852 on Rapid Antigen Test, he said.
Meanwhile, as of today, Nagaland has administered a total of 2,68,356 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 2,14,229 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 58,225 are frontline workers, 15,478 are healthcare professionals, 1,21,860 are people above 45 years and 18,668 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.

A total of 54,127 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 27,970 frontline workers, 10,180 healthcare workers and 15,977 are people above 45 years, said Dr Thurr. (Page News Service)