Kohima, May 16: The COVID-19 death toll in Nagaland crossed the 200-mark on Sunday following the death of 13 more patients.
Out of the 13 deaths recorded today, 11 were in Dimapur and 2 in Kohima. The total number of fatalities stands at 209, including 11 with co-morbid conditions.
The State also crossed the 18,000 mark of COVID-19 cases with detection of 241 fresh infections on Sunday.
“241 positive cases of COVID-19 reported today. Kohima-103, Dimapur-102, Mokokchung-14, Longleng-10, Zunheboto-5, Phek-3, Mon-Kiphire-Tuensang-Peren- 1 each. 108 positive patients have recovered. Dimapur-58, Kohima-36, Mon-6, Longleng-4, Phek-3, Mokokchung-1,” said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
With this the caseload has increased to 18,076, including 13,195 recovered patients and 4,100 active patients, he informed.
The recovery rate in the State has come down to 72.99 percent from Saturday’s 73.38 percent.
Of the active patients, 174 are with mild symptoms, 54 are moderate on oxygen, 112 severe on oxygen, 18 critical in ICU without ventilator and 16 on ventilator, said State Nodal Officer Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
A total of 572 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
As of today, a total of 1,73,084 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 84,038 on RT-PCR, 51,780 on TrueNat and 37,266 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Kikon. (Page News Service)