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COVID-19 Nagaland: More recoveries than fresh infections


KOHIMA, NOVEMBER 25: After a gap of 11 days, Nagaland recorded more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh cases, as 66 patients recovered amidst detection of 60 new infections on Wednesday, said State Health officials.

“60 +ve cases of # COVID-19 detected today. Dimapur- 35, Kohima- 21, Mon- Peren- 2 each. Also, 66 +ve patients have recovered. Dimapur- 46, Kohima- 19, Zunheboto- 1,” said Health Minister P Phom in a tweet.
With this, the caseload in the has gone up to 10,991, of which 9,357 have recovered while 1,465 are active patients, said Director of Health Department, Dr Denis Hangsing, in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
The recovery rate in the State has made slight improvement from Tuesday’s 84.99% to 85.13%, he said. It has gone up to 90.93% on November 13.
The death toll in the state is 63, out of which 55 are confirmed to be due to contagion, 6 had co-morbidities while causes of 2 deaths are yet to be ascertained, he said.
A total of 106 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
The district-wise distribution of confirmed cases are Dimapur (6,088), Kohima (3,272), Mon (581), Peren (472), Tuensang (202), Zunheboto (140), Mokokchung (120), Phek (44), Wokha (29), Kiphire (25) and Longleng (18).
Out of the confirmed cases, the segregated data comprises 4,519 armed forces personnel, 4,194 Traced Contacts, 1,760 returnees from other States and 518 frontline workers, he said.
The district-wise active cases are Dimapur (786), Kohima (433), Peren (158), Tuensang (46), Mon (32), Phek (7), Zunheboto (1), Mokokchung (1) and Kiphire (1).
Among the active cases, 60 patients are with mild and moderate symptoms, while 4 are severe on oxygen support and 12 are critical in ICU, he said, adding that 1,389 persons are asymptomatic.
The recovered persons are Dimapur (5,197), Kohima (2,805), Mon (538), Peren (314), Tuensang (155), Zunheboto (136), Mokokchung (115), Phek (37), Wokha (28), Kiphire (23) and Longleng (9).
So far, a total of 1,10,864 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland, including 67,876 through RT-PCR, 35,792 on TrueNat and 7,196 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Hangsing.
(Page News Service)