Dimapur, June 16: Nagaland on Monday reported two new cases of COVID-19 taking the total confirmed cases in the State to 179. But with 8 more positive patients recovering today, taking the total recovered cases to 100, the active cases in the State as on June 16 is 79.
The recovery rate in Nagaland is 56%.
According to an official bulleting, all the positive persons are receiving medical care at the designated COVID-19 Hospitals. As per the severity of symptoms, all the 79 active cases are asymptomatic.
As per the distribution of the 179 cases by age, there are 4 cases between 0-17 years, 169 cases between 18-44 years, 4 cases between 45-64 years and 2 cases between 65-74 years. Among the total confirmed cases, 111 are males and 68 females.
Till date, a total of 6,987 samples have been tested, and results of 5,582 samples have been received. Results of 1,405 samples are awaited.
Out of the 6,987 samples, at the BSL-3 lab at the Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK), till today a total of 3,607 samples have been tested and out of which 135 samples have tested positive.
Video conferencing with PM
Today, the Prime Minister of India held a meeting with the Chief Ministers, Lieutenant Governors and Administrators of 21States and Union Territories through video conferencing to review and assess the current situation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chief Minister of Nagaland attended the meeting and he was accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister, Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Minister for Planning & Coordination, Land Revenue & Parliamentary Affairs and Advisor, Information Technology, Science & Technology and New and Renewable Energy.
(Page News Service)