KOHIMA, JANUARY 5: Nagaland continued with more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh cases for the 10th consecutive day bringing down the active cases to 144 out of the 11,937 confirmed cases in the State, a health official said.
“2 +ve cases of #COVID-19 have been detected today. Dimapur – Peren – 1 each. Also 30 +ve patients have recovered. Mokokchung – 26, Kohima – 3, Dimapur – 1,” Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said in a tweet.
The caseload includes 11,581 recovered persons, he said.
With this the recovery rate is all time high at 97.01% from Sunday’s 96.78%, he said. The active COVID-19 case in the State is barely 1.2%, he said.
The death toll in the State is 79, of which 69 are due to contagion and 10 had co-morbid conditions, said Director of Health and Family Welfare Department Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
A total of 133 patients have migrated to other states, he said.
The district-wise distribution of confirmed cases is Dimapur (6,405), Kohima (3,715), Mon (604), Peren (503), Tuensang (244), Mokokchung (179), Zunheboto (142), Phek (47), Kiphire (41), Wokha (39) and Longleng (18).
Out of the confirmed cases, 4,876 are Traced Contacts, 4,657 are armed forces personnel, 1,837 returnees from other States and 567 frontline workers, he said.
The district-wise active cases are Dimapur (73), Kohima (50), Mokokchung (14), Peren (5), Mon (1) and Kiphire (1).
Among the active cases, 22 patients are with mild and moderate symptoms, 1 is severe on oxygen and 3 are on ventilators, he said. Altogether 118 persons are asymptomatic, he said.
The recovered persons are Dimapur (6,209), Kohima (3,613), Mon (592), Peren (498), Tuensang (243), Zunheboto (139), Mokokchung (157), Phek (47), Kiphire (39), Wokha (35) and Longleng (9).
Nagaland has tested a total of 1,21,009 suspected COVID-19 samples till date, including 72,556 through RT-PCR, 36,781 on TrueNat and 11,672 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Hangsing said.
(Page News Service)