KOHIMA, SEPTEMBER 2: Nagaland reported more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh infections for the 2nd consecutive day today as 76 patients got cured while 47 new cases increased the tally to 30,204.
“47 positive cases detected today are ~ Dimapur: 17, Mokokchung: 10, Kohima: 9, Phek: 6, Wokha: 2, Longleng, Mon & Zunheboto: 1 each”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
“76 positive patients – Kohima: 26, Mokokchung: 20, Dimapur: 11, Mon: 5 Phek: 3 and Peren: 1 – recovered during the last 24 hours”, he said.
With this the recovered persons tally has increased to 27,904 while recovery rate is at 92.38%.
There are 778 active patients of which 135 have mild symptoms, 9 are moderate on oxygen, 25 severe on oxygen, 7 critical in ICU without a ventilator, and 7 on ventilator, while 595 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of 4 patients ~ 2 in Dimapur and 1 each in Kohima and Mokokchung districts ~ has increased the death toll at 624, of which 14 had co-morbid conditions, he said.
Altogether 898 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
A total of 325,143 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland thus far. It includes 106,390 on RT-PCR, 76,755 on TrueNat, and 141,998 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
A total of 865,870 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 658,628 persons in Nagaland as on Wednesday, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,848 are frontline workers, 15,992 are healthcare professionals, 193,128 are people above 45 years and 388,628 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 207,242 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 44,361 frontline workers, 12,933 healthcare workers, 115,140 people above 45 years and 34,808 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)