KOHIMA, SEPTEMBER 3: Nagaland reported more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh infections for the 3rd consecutive day today as 56 patients were cured while 40 new cases increased the tally to 30,244.
“40 positive cases detected today are ~ Dimapur: 15, Kohima: 11, Mokokchung & Phek: 3 each, Longleng: 2, Peren & Tuensang: 2 each, Kiphire & Wokha: 1 each”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
“56 positive patients – Dimapur & Kohima: 16 each, Mokokchung: 12, Longleng & Tuensang: 4 each, Wokha: 2 and Peren & Phek: 1 each recovered during the last 24 hours”, he said.
With this the recovered persons tally has increased to 27,960 while recovery rate is at 92.44%.
There are 577 active patients of which 133 have mild symptoms, 10 are moderate on oxygen, 23 severe on oxygen, 8 critical in ICU without a ventilator, and 6 on ventilator, while 577 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of 2 positive patients ~ 1 each in Dimapur and Kohima districts has increased the death toll to 626, of which 14 had co-morbid conditions, he said.
Altogether 901 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
A total of 327,439 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland thus far. It includes 106,482 on RT-PCR, 77,031 on TrueNat, and 143,926 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
A total of 869,916 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 659,291 persons in Nagaland as on Thursday, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,851 are frontline workers, 15,992 are healthcare professionals, 193,248 are people above 45 years and 389,200 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 210,625 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 44,498 frontline workers, 12,948 healthcare workers, 115,586 people above 45 years and 37,593 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)