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COVID-19 Nagaland: More recoveries than infection for 5th consecutive day


KOHIMA, JUNE 10: Nagaland recorded more COVID-19 patients recovery than fresh infections for the 5th day consecutive day as 117 persons were cured amidst 113 fresh infection increasing the caseload to 23,350 today.

“113 positive cases detected today – 47 Mokokchung, 22 Dimapur, 17 Tuensang, 13 Kohima, 5 Phek, 4 Mon, 2 Wokha, 2 Zunheboto and 1 Kiphire”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
He also said that 117 positive patients – 51 Dimapur, 30 Tuensang, 12 Kohima, 7 Phek, 6 Kiphire, 5 Wokha, 5 Zunheboto and 1 Mon recovered during the day taking the number of recovered patients to 18,378.
This has improved the recovery rate to 78.70% from Wednesday’s 78.59%, he said.
The caseload includes 3,877 active patients, he said.
Of the active patients, 166 are with mild symptoms, 54 are moderate on oxygen, 34 severe on oxygen, 19 critical in ICU without ventilator and 11 on ventilator, while 3,591 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of 6 positive patients – 2 each at Dimapur and Phek and 1 each at Kohima and Mokokchung district – has increased the death toll in the State to 441, of which 14 are related to other diseases, he said.
Altogether 654 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
A total of 2,03,922 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested so far in Nagaland. It includes 92,940 on RT-PCR, 57,866 on TrueNat and 53,116 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
As on Wednesday, Nagaland has administered a total of 3,28,397 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 2,63,974 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.

Out of the total doses administered in the State, 59,173 are frontline workers, 15,955 are healthcare professionals, 1,26,518 are people above 45 years and 62,647 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 54,424 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 28,095 frontline workers, 10,222 healthcare workers and 16,107 people above 45 years, said Dr Thurr. (Page News Service)