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COVID-19 Nagaland: 81 fresh cases reported


KOHIMA, JULY 22: Nagaland’s COVID-18 confirmed cases breached the 27,000 mark with detection of 81 fresh infections today.
“81 positive cases detected today are Kohima: 37, Dimapur: 18, Mokokchung: 9, Peren: 8, Phek & Wokha: 3 each, Kiphire: 2 and Mon: 1”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.

He also said that 60 positive patients ~ Kohima: 19, Zunheboto: 11, Wokha: 9, Dimapur: 7, Longleng & Mon: 4 each, Mokokchung: 3, Phek: 2 and Tuensang: 1~ recovered during the day.
With this the case load has surged to 27,024, of which 24,494 with recovery rate in the State coming to 90.63%.
There are 1,237 active patients, of which, 212 are with mild symptoms, 34 are moderate on oxygen, 19 severe on oxygen, 7 critical in ICU without ventilator, and 9 on ventilator, while 956 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of a positive patient in Dimapur district has increased the death toll in the State to 536, of which 14 died due to other diseases, he said.
Altogether 757 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
So far, a total of 2,51,281 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 1,01,261 on RT-PCR, 65,955 on TrueNat, and 84,065 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
A total of 7,10,189 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 5,80,612 persons as on Wednesday, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.

Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,610 are frontline workers, 15,938 are healthcare professionals, 1,77,526 are people above 45 years and 3,26,538 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 1,29,577 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 36,571 frontline workers, 11,974 healthcare workers, 80,798 people above 45 years and 234 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)