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COVID-19 Nagaland: No new case or recoveries for 2nd consecutive day

KOHIMA, MARCH 2: Nagaland’s COVID-19 data remained unchanged for the second consecutive day as there were no reports of new infection or recovery of patients, keeping the caseload at 12,200.

“No postive case and no recovery of COVID-19 reported today,” said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet. The caseload includes 11,949 recovered persons and 7 active patients, he said.
The recovery rate in the State is 97.94%, said Director of Health and Family Welfare, Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin. The death toll is 91, out of which 10 had co-morbid conditions, while another 153 patients have migrated to other states, he said.
31,391 persons vaccinated
Nagaland has administered 37,069 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 31,391 persons including 324 senior citizens and people above 45 years with co-morbidities, a Health official said.
State Immunization Officer, Dr Ritu Thurr said that 302 persons aged 60 and above, and 22 above 45 years with associated co-morbidity have been vaccinated across the State as of Tuesday.
A 96-year-old beneficiary from Dimapur district is the oldest to be inoculated, he said.
Further, Dr Thurr said that out of the total doses administered in the State, 20,786 were frontline workers and 10,281 healthcare professionals.
Among the healthcare professionals, 5,678 have received their second shots of COVID-19 vaccine completing the full course of vaccination, he said.
No adverse events needing medical intervention have been reported after the beneficiaries received the vaccine, including the vaccination of age-appropriate high-risk groups, he said.

Meanwhile, Dr Thurr has requested all senior citizens and people aged above 45 with co-morbidities to self-register through or do onsite registration along with a Photo ID to avail the vaccination. (Page News Service)