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Covid-19 Nagaland : More recoveries than fresh cases


KOHIMA, JULY 8: Nagaland today reported more COVID-19 patients’ recovery than detection of fresh infection for the 11th consecutive day on Thursday, 125 persons recuperated amid 64 new cases increasing the tally to 25,727, a Health official said.

“64 positive cases detected today are Kohima: 21, Mokokchung: 18, Dimapur: 12, Mon: 5, Person: 3, Longleng: 2, Wokha, Tuensang & Zunheboto: 1”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
He also said that 105 positive patients ~ Tuensang: 36, Kohima: 35, Mokokchung: 21, Dimapur: 19, Peren:6, Mon: 5 and Phek 3 ~ recovered during the day increasing the number of recovered patients to 23,501.
This has taken the recovery rate from Wednesday’s 91.08% to 91.35%.
The caseload includes 1,004 active patients, of which, 90 are with mild symptoms, 25 are moderate on oxygen, 15 severe on oxygen, 6 critical in ICU without ventilator and 8 on ventilator, while 860 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
With no fresh fatality, the death toll in the State remained at 505, of which 14 patients had co-morbidities, he said.
Altogether 717 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
So far, a total of 2,35,080 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 98,903 on RT-PCR, 63,111 on TrueNat, and 73,066 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
A total of 5,75,023 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 4,93,685 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,290 are frontline workers, 15,835 are healthcare professionals, 1,60,455 are people above 45 years and 2,57,105 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.

A total of 81,338 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 30,539 frontline workers, 10,828 healthcare workers, 39,879 people above 45 years and 92 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)