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COVID-19 Nagaland: 62 fresh case, 61 recoveries & 2 deaths


KOHIMA, JULY 19: Detection of 62 fresh COVID-19 infections on Monday pushed the caseload in Nagaland to 26,744 while 2 fatalities took the death toll to 530, a health official said.
“62 positive cases detected today are Kohima: 22, Longleng: 17, Dimapur: 9, Mokokchung: 6, Mon & Tuensang: 3 each and Wokha: 2”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.

He also said that 61 positive patients ~ Dimapur: 21, Kohima: 12, Wokha: 7, Mokokchung: & Tuensang: 6 each, Longleng: 4, Mon: 3 and Peren: 2 ~ recovered during the day taking the number of recovered patients to 24,321.
The recovery rate in the State is 90.94%.
The caseload includes 1,147 active patients, of which, 183 are with mild symptoms, 25 are moderate on oxygen, 18 severe on oxygen, 7 critical in ICU without ventilator, and 7 on ventilator, while 907 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of 2 positive patients 1 each at Kohima and Dimapur district has increased the death toll in the State to 530, of which 14 died due to other diseases, he said.
Altogether 746 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other SAtates, he said.
So far, a total of 2,47,348 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 1,00,802 on RT-PCR, 65,254 on TrueNat, and 81,292 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
As on Sunday, a total of 6,72,990 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 5,55,145 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,488 are frontline workers, 15,884 are healthcare professionals, 1,72,639 are people above 45 years and 3,06,134 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.

A total of 1,17,845 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 34,943 frontline workers, 11,626 healthcare workers, 71,116 people above 45 years and 160 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)