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COVID-19 Nagaland: 60 fresh infections, 5 deaths


KOHIMA, JULY 30: Nagaland reported more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh cases for the second consecutive day today as 75 persons recuperated while 60 fresh infections pushed the State’s tally to 27,713.
“60 positive cases detected today are Kohima: 21, Dimapur: 13, Mokokchung: 6, Wokha: 5, Peren: 4, Mon: 3 and Longleng, Phek, Tuensang & Zunheboto: 2 each”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.

He also said that 75 positive patients ~ Mokokchung: 30, Dimapur: 19, Kohima: 16, Mon: 5, Longleng & Wokha: 2 each and Tuensang: 1 ~ recovered during the day improving the number of recovered persons to 25,098 with recovery rate at 90.56%.
There are 1,274 active patients, of which, 173 are with mild symptoms, 36 are moderate on oxygen, 23 severe on oxygen, 4 critical in ICU without ventilator, and 11 on ventilator, while 1,027 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of 5 positive patients, 2 at Kohima and 1 each in Dimapur, Tuensang and Wokha districts has increased the death toll in the State to 561, of which 14 patients had co-morbid conditions, he said.
Altogether 780 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
So far, a total of 262,267 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 102,443 on RT-PCR, 67,712 on TrueNat, and 92,112 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Kikon.
Nagaland administered a total of 762,938 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 613,975 persons as on Thursday, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,768 are frontline workers, 15,962 are healthcare professionals, 184,524 are people above 45 years and 352,721 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.

A total of 148,963 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 39,175 frontline workers, 12,406 healthcare workers, 97,066 people above 45 years and 316 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)