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

KOHIMA, JUNE 4: Nagaland reported more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh infection for the second consecutive day today as 148 patients got cured while detection of 147 fresh infections have pushed the State’s tally to 22,387.

“147 new infections detected today are Dimapur-53, Kohima-47, Tuensang-19, Mon-10, Phek & Zunheboto-5 each, Mokokchung-4, Longleng-2 and 1 each at Peren & Wokha districts,” said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
He also said that 148 positive patients – Dimapur – 75, Kohima – 24, Mokokchung – 18, Zunheboto- 17, Phek- 8, Wokha – 4 and Mon & Peren – 1 each recovered during the day.
This has increased the number of recovered persons 16,637 improving the recovery rate in the state from Thursday’s 74.24% to 74.32%, while it had gone up to 97.98% on March 19, he said.
The caseload includes 4,695 active patients, he said.
Of the active patients, 190 are with mild symptoms, 80 are moderate on oxygen, 29 severe on oxygen, 18 critical in ICU without ventilator and 9 on ventilator, while 4,370 patients are asymptomatic,
Demise of 12 positive patients – 5 at Kohima, 3 at Dimapur, 2 at Mokokchung and 1 each at Mon and Zunheboto district – has increased the death toll in the State to 416, of which 14 are related to other diseases, he said.
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Altogether 639 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
A total of 1,97,054 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested so far in Nagaland. It includes 90,744 on RT-PCR, 56,566 on TrueNat and 49,744 on Rapid Antigen Test so far, Dr Kikon said.
Meanwhile, as on Thursday, Nagaland has administered a total of 2,85,821 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 2,31,601 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.

Out of the total doses administered in the State, 58,808 are frontline workers, 15,577 are healthcare professionals, 1,23,722 are people above 45 years and 31,502 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 54,212 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 28,014 frontline workers, 10,195 healthcare workers and 16,003 are people above 45 years, said Dr Thurr. (Page News Service)