Kohima, May 14: Nagaland today detected 275 fresh infections, taking the COVID-19 tally in the State to 17,531, while 13 fatalities have pushed the death toll to 190.
“275 positive cases of COVID-19 reported today. Dimapur- 176, Kohima- 74, Mokokchung- 13, Phek- 6, Mon- Peren- 2 each Zunheboto- Longleng- 1 each. 66 positive patients have recovered. Dimapur- 41, Kohima- 18, Peren- Phek- 2 each, Mon- Mokokchung- Longleng- 1 each,” said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.=
The caseload includes 13,034 recovered patients and 3,741 active patients, he said.
The recovery rate in the State has come down to 74.35 percent from Thursday’s 75.15 percent.
Out of the active patients, 196 are with mild symptoms, 46 are moderate on oxygen, 78 severe on oxygen, 23 in ICU without ventilator and 12 on ventilator, said State Nodal Officer Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
Demise of 13 positive patients – 8 in Dimapur, 3 in Kohima and 2 in Zunheboto district — has increased the death toll in the State to 190, of which 11 had co-morbid conditions, he said.
A total of 566 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
So far, a total of 1,71,234 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 83,346 on RT-PCR, 51,315 on TrueNat and 36,573 on Rapid Antigen Test, he said.
Meanwhile, as of Friday, Nagaland has administered a total of 2,39,564 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 1,85,822 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total persons vaccinated in the State, 54,659 are frontline workers, 15,248 are healthcare professionals and 1,15,915 are people above 45 years and senior citizens, he said.
A total of 53,742 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They include 27,813 front-line workers, 10,151 healthcare workers and 15,778 persons above 45 years and senior citizens, said Dr Thurr. (Page News Service)