DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 8: Out of 280 samples tested on Monday, 2 returned positive for COVID-19 as Nagaland’s tally reached 12,160. Both the fresh cases were traced contacts, one each from Kohima and Dimapur.
In comparison to the previous two days, the number of samples tested on Monday was low, perhaps explaining the drop in daily positive cases. The combined number of samples tested in the previous two days was 930, out of which 32 had tested positive for COVID-19.
Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom informed that Nagaland registered 11 recoveries from the infection on Monday, pushing the tally to 11,837 so far.
The number of active cases reduced to 84 from the previous day’s figure of 95. Fatalities remained at 88, out of which 10 have been declared ‘not COVID-related’.
6,771 persons vaccinated in Nagaland
A total of 102 healthcare workers and 336 frontline workers were vaccinated across the State on Monday, taking the tally to 6,771 so far.
A press release from the department informed that till date, 380 frontline workers apart from healthcare workers have been vaccinated without any adverse events that needed medical intervention.
The district-wise COVID-19 vaccination, as of February 8, was: Kohima-1261, Dimapur-1234, Mokokchung-924, Mon-715, Wokha-627, Phek-506, Zunheboto-488, Peren-396, Tuensang-364, Longleng-132 and Kiphire-124. (Page News Service)