KOHIMA, MAY 18: Detection of 365 fresh infections has increased the COVID-19 tally in Nagaland to 18,714 on Tuesday, said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom.
“365 +ve cases of COVID-19 reported today. Dimapur-195, Kohima-108, Zunheboto-13, Phek-12, Longleng-11, Mokokchung-10, Peren-8, Mon-4, Kiphire-2, Tuensang-Wokha- 1 each. 192 +ve patients have recovered. Dimapur-99, Kohima-78, Mon- 7, Peren-4, Longleng-3, Kiphire-1,” said Health Minister Phom in a tweet.
This is the second highest single day infection as the biggest so far is 366 on May 13.
The caseload includes 13,491 recovered patients and 4,407 active patients, he said.
The recovery rate in the State has come down to 72.09% from Monday’s 72.47%.
Demise of 12 positive patients has increased the death toll in the State to 228, of which 11 had co-morbid conditions, he said.
A total of 588 patients have migrated to other states, he said.
Meanwhile, as of Monday, Nagaland has administered a total of 2,44,168 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 1,90,327 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State 55,257 are frontline workers, 15,261 are healthcare professionals, 1,16,780 are people above 45 years and senior citizens and 3,029 between 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 53,839 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 27,834 frontline workers, 10,156 healthcare workers and 15,849 persons 45 years and above citizens, said Dr Thurr. (Page News Service)