KOHIMA, SEPTEMBER 12: Nagaland reported more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh infection for the 4th consecutive day as 51 patients recuperated while 36 fresh cases increased the caseload to 30,630.
“36 positive cases detected today are ~ Kohima: 16, Dimapur: 10, Wokha: 4, Mokokchung: 3, Zunheboto: 2 and Tuensang: 1”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
“51 positive patients – Dimapur: 28, Kohima: 17, Longleng & Mokokchung: 2 and Kiphire & Phek: 1 each recovered during the last 24 hours”, he said.
With this the recovered persons tally has increased to 28,439 while recovery rate is at 92.84%.
There are 618 active patients, of who 92 have mild symptoms, 12 are moderate on oxygen, 21 severe on oxygen, 10 critical in ICU without a ventilator, and 9 on ventilator, while 474 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of 3 positive patients in Dimapur district increased the death toll to 639, of which 14 had co-morbid conditions, he said.
Altogether 934 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
Thus far, a total of 345,892 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 107,014 on RT-PCR, 79,600 on TrueNat, and 159,892 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
A total of 924,187 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 669,460 persons in Nagaland as on Saturday, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,859 are frontline workers, 15,993 are healthcare professionals, 194,979 are people above 45 years and 397,629 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 254,727 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 45,339 frontline workers, 13,035 healthcare workers, 121,057 people above 45 years and 75,301 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)