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COVID-19 Nagaland: 88 recoveries, 37 fresh infections


KOHIMA, SEPTEMBER 15: Nagaland reported more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh infection for the 7th consecutive day on Wednesday as 88 patients got cured while 37 fresh cases increased the caseload to 30,731.

“37 positive cases detected today are ~ Dimapur: 17, Kohima, Mokokchung & Tuensang: 5 each, Peren: 2, Kiphire, Longleng & Zunheboto: 1 each”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
“88 positive patients – Dimapur: 54, Kohima & Mon: 10 each, Phek & Zunheboto: 4 each, Mokokchung & Peren: 2 each and Tuensang & Wokha: 1 each recovered during the last 24 hours”, he said.
With this the recovered persons tally has increased to 28,626 while recovery rate is at 93.15%. There are 519 active patients, of whom 84 have mild symptoms, 8 are moderate on oxygen, 13 severe on oxygen, 3 critical in ICU without a ventilator, and 7 on ventilator, while 404 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
No death occurred during the day keeping the death toll in the State at 646, of which 14 had co-morbid conditions, he said.
Altogether 940 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.

Thus far, a total of 351,630 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 107,510 on RT-PCR, 80,187 on TrueNat, and 163,933 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
A total of 945,924 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 673,389 persons in Nagaland as on Tuesday, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,907 are frontline workers, 15,993 are healthcare professionals, 195,698 are people above 45 years and 400,791 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 272,535 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 46,115 frontline workers, 13,077 healthcare workers, 123,733 people above 45 years and 89,610 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)