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COVID-19 Nagaland: 64 new cases, 6 deaths reported


KOHIMA, AUGUST 11: Nagaland reported more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh cases for the second consecutive day today as 78 patients recuperated while 64 fresh infections increased the tally to 28,875.

“78 positive patients – Kohima: 32, Dimapur: 16, Mokokchung: 13, Mon: 6, Kiphire: 5, and Longleng & Tuensang: 3 each – recovered during the day increasing the number of recovered persons to 26,101”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
The recovery rate in the State stands at 90.39%.
The 64 positive cases detected today are ~ Dimapur: 22, Mokokchung: 15, Kohima: 8, Longleng & Wokha: 5 each, Mon: 4, Zunheboto: 3 and Tuensang: 2.
There are 1,351 active patients, of which, 206 are with mild symptoms, 25 are moderate on oxygen, 18 severe on oxygen, 4 critical in ICU without a ventilator, and 9 on ventilator, while 1,089 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
After a gap of two days, the State reported death of 6 positive patients ~ 3 at Kohima, 2 at Dimapur and 1 at Tuensang, taking the death toll in the State to 591, of which 14 patients died due to co-morbid conditions, he said.
Altogether 832 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.

So far, a total of 283,046 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 104,420 on RT-PCR, 70,593 on TrueNat, and 108,033 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Kikon.
Nagaland administered a total of 797,817 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 634,837 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,836 are frontline workers, 15,985 are healthcare professionals, 188,769 are people above 45 years and 369,247 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 162,980 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 41,483 frontline workers, 12,647 healthcare workers, 105,681 people above 45 years and 3,169 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)