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COVID-19 Nagaland: Recovery crosses 28K mark


KOHIMA, SEPTEMBER 4: Nagaland on Saturday reported equal cases of COVID-19 recoveries and fresh infections at 58 as the cured patients tally crossed 28,000 mark out of the 30,302 confirmed cases in the State, a health official said.

“58 positive cases detected today are ~ Dimapur: 31, Kohima & Phek: 7 each, Peren & Wokha: 5, Kiphire: 2 and Mokokchung: 1”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
“58 positive patients – Dimapur: 34, Zunheboto: 9, Mokokchung: 8, Kohima: 6 and Phek: 1 recovered during the last 24 hours”, he said.
With this the recovered persons tally has increased to 28,018 while recovery rate is at 92.46%.
There are 751 active patients of which 108 have mild symptoms, 11 are moderate on oxygen, 25 severe on oxygen, 8 critical in ICU without a ventilator, and 6 on ventilator, while 593 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
With no fatality for the day, the death toll is at 626, of which 14 had co-morbid conditions, he said.
Altogether 907 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
A total of 329,414 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland thus far. It includes 106,545 on RT-PCR, 77,355 on TrueNat, and 145,514 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
A total of 875,378 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 660,467 persons in Nagaland as on Friday, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,853 are frontline workers, 15,992 are healthcare professionals, 193,452 are people above 45 years and 390,170 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.

A total of 214,911 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 44,517 frontline workers, 12,962 healthcare workers, 116,141 people above 45 years and 41,291 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)