COVID-19 Nagaland: 22 infections, 41 recoveries

KOHIMA, FEBRUARY 17: Nagaland on Thursday reported 22 fresh infections and 41 recoveries as the COVID-19 tally surged to 35,328.
The fresh infections include Dimapur: 9, Kohima and Phek: 4 each, Mokokchung and Tuensang: 2 each and Wokha: 1.
The recovered persons tally is 32,752 with recovery rate at 92.72%.
The recovered persons for the day are: Dimapur: 33, Kohima: 11 and Mokokchung: 2.
There are 347 active patients in the State, of who 90 have mild and moderate symptoms and 3 are severe while 254 patients are asymptomatic.
With no demise for the second consecutive day, the death toll in the State is 753, of which 4 died of co-morbid conditions.
Altogether 1,476 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States.
Thus far, a total of 4,55,620 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 1,16,607 on RT-PCR, 95,340 on TrueNat and 2,43,673 on Rapid Antigen Test.
Meanwhile, the Health Department official informed that 63,026 teenagers in the 15 to 18 age bracket were administered with COVID-19 vaccine till January February 16.
Further, a total of 14,51,831 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 8,06,248 persons during the same period, he said.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 61,041 are frontline workers, 16,017 are healthcare workers, 2,19,973 are people above 45 years and 5,12,540 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 6,22,593 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 48,893 frontline workers, 13,602 healthcare workers, 1,86,464 people above 45 years and 3,73,634 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
Further, 19,667 people, including 3,092 health care workers, 14,769 frontline workers and 1,806 above 60 years of age with co-morbid conditions, have also been administered with the precautionary dose, he said.
(Page News Service)