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COVID-19 Nagaland: 5 new cases take tally to 12,381


Kohima, April 8: Nagaland reported 5 fresh COVID-19 infections on Thursday, pushing the tally to 12,381, a Health official said.

“5 positive cases of COVID-19 reported today at Dimapur,” said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
The caseload includes 11,984 recovered persons and 147 active patients, he said.
The recovery rate has come down to 96.79 percent from Wednesday’s 96.81 percent, informed Director of Health Department, Dr Denis Hangsing, in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
So far 91 persons, including 10 with co-morbidities, have succumbed to the infection while a total of 159 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
Of the active cases, 4 in Dimapur are with mild symptoms, while 127 in Kohima, 14 in Dimapur and 2 in Tuensang district, are asymptomatic, he said.
Meanwhile, Nagaland has administered 1,02,451 doses of Covishield vaccine to 75,331 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total persons, 38,654 are frontline workers, 12,384 healthcare professionals, 15,613 senior citizens and 8,680 people above 45 years with specified co-morbidities, he said.
Among those inoculated, 17,658 frontline workers, 8,616 healthcare workers 562 senior citizens and 284 persons above 45 years with co-morbidities have received the second shot of COVID-19 vaccine completing the full course of vaccination, he said.

Among those inoculated, no one has had any adverse effect needing medical interventions in the state till date, Dr Thurr said. (Page News Service)