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COVID-19 Nagaland: 56 recoveries, 27 fresh infections, 6 deaths


KOHIMA, SEPTEMBER 13: Nagaland reported more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh infection for the 5th consecutive day today as 56 patients recuperated while 27 fresh cases increased the caseload to 30,657 and death toll surged to 645.

“27 positive cases detected today are ~ Dimapur: 12, Mon: 5, Kohima: 4, Mokokchung & Wokha: 3 each”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
“56 positive patients – Dimapur: 19, Kohima: 10, Mokokchung: 9, Mon: 8, Peren: 7 and Phek: 3 recovered during the last 24 hours”, he said.
With this the recovered persons tally has increased to 28,495 while recovery rate is at 92.94%.
There are 580 active patients, of who 80 have mild symptoms, 11 are moderate on oxygen, 18 severe on oxygen, 7 critical in ICU without a ventilator, and 8 on ventilator, while 456 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of 6 positive patients in Dimapur district increased the death toll to 645, of which 14 had co-morbid conditions, he said.
Altogether 937 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
Thus far, a total of 347,756 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 107,428 on RT-PCR, 79,739 on TrueNat, and 160,589 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
A total of 927,350 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 669,988 persons in Nagaland as on Sunday, 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, 195,114 are people above 45 years and 398,022 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.

A total of 257,362 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 45,338 frontline workers, 13,040 healthcare workers, 121,778 people above 45 years and 77,206 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)