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COVID-19 Nagaland: More recoveries than fresh case for 2nd day


KOHIMA, JUNE 7: Nagaland recorded more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh cases for the second consecutive day as 169 positive people were cured while detection of 145 fresh infections took tally to 22,918 amidst death toll standing at 429 today.

“145 positive cases detected today are – Mokokchung 40, Tuensang 36, Dimapur 31, Kohima 23, Mon 5, Wokha 4, Longleng & Tuensang 2 each and Peren and Phek 1 each,” said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
He also said that 169 positive patients – 108 Dimapur, 16 each at Kiphire & Kohima, 15 Mokokchung, 4 each at Peren & Zunheboto, 3 Phek, 2 Wokha and 1 at Longleng recovered during the day.
This has increased the number of recovered persons 17,143 improving the recovery rate in the state from Sunday’s 74.53% to 74.80%, he said.
The caseload includes 4,703 are active patients, he said.
Of the active patients, 235 are with mild symptoms, 61 are moderate on oxygen, 34 severe on oxygen, 16 critical in ICU without ventilator and 8 on ventilator, while 4,349 patients are asymptomatic,
Demise of 3 positive patients – 1 each at Dimapur, Kohima and Phek district – has increased the death toll in the State to 429, of which 14 are related to other diseases, he said.
Altogether 643 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
A total of 2,00,370 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested so far in Nagaland. It includes 92,154 on RT-PCR, 57,096 on TrueNat and 51,120 on Rapid Antigen Test so far, Dr Kikon said.
Meanwhile, as on Sunday, Nagaland has administered a total of 2,88,674 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 2,34,440 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 58,849 are frontline workers, 15,598 are healthcare professionals, 1,24,296 are people above 45 years and 35,697 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.

A total of 54,234 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 28,025 frontline workers, 10,199 healthcare workers and 16,010 people above 45 years, said Dr Thurr. (Page News Service)