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COVID-19 Nagaland: 67 fresh infections & 4 deaths


KOHIMA, JULY 29: Recording more recoveries, Nagaland’s COVID-19 recovered patients crossed the 25,000 mark even as detection of 67 fresh infections pushed the State’s COVID-19 tally to 27,653 today.

“67 positive cases detected today are Dimapur: 25, Kohima: 14, Mokokchung: 10, Phek & Tuensang: 5 each, Mon: 4, Wokha: 3 and Longleng: 1”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
He also said that 113 positive patients ~ Kohima: 38, Mokokchung: 30, Dimapur: 23, Longleng: 17 and Tuensang: 5 ~ recovered during the day, improving the number of recovered persons to 25,023.
This has slightly improved the recovery rate from Wednesday’s 90.29% to 90.48%.
There are 1,299 active patients, of which, 176 are with mild symptoms, 37 are moderate on oxygen, 21 severe on oxygen, 7 critical in ICU without ventilator, and 5 on ventilator, while 1,053 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of 4 positive patients, 3 at Mokokchung and 1 in Dimapur district has increased the death toll in the State to 556, of which 14 patients had co-morbid conditions, he said.
Altogether 775 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
So far, a total of 260,759 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 102,338 on RT-PCR, 67,524 on TrueNat, and 90,897 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Kikon.
As on Wednesday, Nagaland administered a total of 758,089 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 611,205 persons as, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.

Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,759 are frontline workers, 15,961 are healthcare professionals, 183,968 are people above 45 years and 350,517 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 146,884 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 39,033 frontline workers, 12,363 healthcare workers, 95,187 people above 45 years and 301 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)