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COVID-19 Nagaland: 7 new cases take tally to 12,388


Kohima, April 9: Nagaland COVID-19 tally has risen to 12,388 with the detection of 7 fresh cases on Friday, a health official said.

“7 +ve cases of COVID-19 reported today. Dimapur – 6, Kohima – 1. And, 4 +ve patients of COVID-19 have recovered. Two each in Dimapur and Tuensang,” said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
The caseload includes 11,988 recovered persons and 146 active patients, he said.
The recovery rate is 96.77%, said Director of Health Department, Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
So far 91 persons, including 10 with comorbidities have succumbed to the infection while a total of 162 patients have migrated to other states, he said.
Vaccination: Meanwhile, as on Friday, Nagaland has administered a total of 1,08,565 doses of covishield to 80,278 persons.
Out of the total doses administered in the State 38,903 are frontline workers, 12,520 are healthcare professionals, 17,151 senior citizens and 11,704 people above 45 years with specified comorbidities, he said.
Among those inoculated 18,426 frontline workers, 8,723 healthcare workers 736 senior citizens and 402 persons above 45 years with comorbidities have received the second shots of COVID-19 vaccine completing the full course of vaccination, he said.

Among those inoculated, no one has had any adverse effect needing medical interventions in the state till date, Dr Thurr said. (Page News Service)