Friday, July 19, 2024

COVID-19 Nagaland: More recoveries than fresh infection on 6th day


KOHIMA, SEPTEMBER 14: Nagaland reported more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh infection for the 6th consecutive day today as 43 were cured while 37 fresh cases increased the caseload to 30,694 and death toll surged to 646.

“37 positive cases detected today are ~ Dimapur: 18, Kohima: 13, Phek: 3, Mokokchung: 2 and Peren: 1”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
“43 positive patients – Mon: 15, Dimapur: 12, Kohima: 8, Phek: 3, Kiphire & Mokokchung: 2 each and Longleng: 1 recovered during the last 24 hours”, he said.
With this the recovered persons tally has increased to 28,538 while recovery rate is at 92.97%.
There are 571 active patients, of who 87 have mild symptoms, 12 are moderate on oxygen, 12 severe on oxygen, 5 critical in ICU without a ventilator, and 7 on ventilator, while 448 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of a positive patient in Dimapur district increased the death toll to 646, of which 14 had co-morbid conditions, he said.
Altogether 939 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
Thus far, a total of 349,913 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 107,436 on RT-PCR, 79,969 on TrueNat, and 162,508 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
A total of 937,570 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 671,661 persons in Nagaland as on Monday, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.

Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,892 are frontline workers, 15,993 are healthcare professionals, 195,412 are people above 45 years and 399,364 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 265,909 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 45,701 frontline workers, 13,050 healthcare workers, 123,021 people above 45 years and 84,137 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr. (Page News Service)