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COVID-19 Nagaland: 94 fresh cases, 2 deaths reported


KOHIMA, JULY 20: Nagaland reported 94 fresh COVID-19 infections mounting the caseload in the State to 26,838 while 2 fatalities took the death toll to 532 on Tuesday, a health official said.
“94 positive cases detected today are Dimapur: 43, Kohima: 34, Mokokchung: 7, Wokha: 4, Longleng: 2 and Mon, Phek, Tuensang & Zunheboto: 1 each”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.

He also said that 72 positive patients ~ Mokokchung: 26, Kohima: 21, Dimapur: 17, Longleng: 4, Mon: 3 and Peren: 1 ~ recovered during the day taking the number of recovered patients to 24,393.
The recovery rate in the State has slightly come down from Monday’s 90.94% to 90.88%.
The caseload includes 1,160 active patients, of which, 194 are with mild symptoms, 27 are moderate on oxygen, 17 severe on oxygen, 8 critical in ICU without ventilator, and 8 on ventilator, while 906 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of 2 positive patients in Dimapur district has increased the death toll in the State to 532, of which 14 died due to other diseases, he said.
Altogether 753 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
So far, a total of 2,49,126 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 1,00,891 on RT-PCR, 65,485 on TrueNat, and 82,750 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
As on Monday, a total of 6,86,818 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 5,65,055 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.

Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,524 are frontline workers, 15,922 are healthcare professionals, 1,74,573 are people above 45 years and 3,14,036 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 1,21,763 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 35,398 frontline workers, 11,714 healthcare workers, 74,475 people above 45 years and 176 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)