KOHIMA, DECEMBER 6: Nagaland on Sunday detected 39 fresh infections increasing the total confirmed COVID-19 cases to 11,379, a health official said.
“39+ve cases of #COVID-19 have been detected today. Kohima – 28, Dimapur – 5, Wokha and Tuensang – 2 each, Kiphire and Peren – 1 each. Also, 4+ve patients have recovered. Kohima-3, Zunheboto- 1,” said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
The caseload in Nagaland includes 10,653 recovered persons and 544 active patients, said Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
Demise of a COVID-19 infected patient has pushed the death toll in Nagaland to 69, of which 59 are due to contagion, 7 had co-morbidities and death of 3 patients is under investigation, he said.
Another 113 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
The recovery rate in the State has fallen for the second consecutive day to 93.61% from Friday’s 94.19%, which has been the highest rate so far.
The district wise distribution of confirmed cases are Dimapur (6,245), Kohima (3,440), Mon 600, Peren (480), Tuensang (2286), Zunheboto (140), Mokokchung (123), Phek (44), Wokha (33), Kiphire (28) and Longleng (18).
Out of the confirmed cases, the segregated data comprises 4,586 armed forces personnel, 4,454 Traced Contacts, 1,789 returnees from other States and 550 frontline workers, he said.
State capital Kohima has the highest number of active cases at 311, followed by Dimapur 148, then Tuensang (32), Mon (24), Peren (20), Wokha (4), Kiphire (3) and Mokokchung (2).
Among the active, 53 patients are with mild and moderate symptoms, while 1 is severe on oxygen and 6 are critical in ICU, he said.
Altogether 484 persons are asymptomatic, he said.
The recovered persons are Dimapur (5,983), Kohima (3,092), Mon (565), Peren (460), Tuensang (195), Zunheboto (137), Mokokchung (116), Phek (44), Wokha (28), Kiphire (24) and Longleng (9).
So far, a total of 1,14,555 suspected COVID-19 samples has been tested in Nagaland, including 69,940 through RT-PCR, 36,154 on TrueNat and 8,461 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Hangsing.
(Page News Service)