Kohima, Dec 4: Nagaland on Friday recorded 239 COVID-19 patients getting back to normal health increasing the recovery rate to all time high at 94.19 percent while detection of 22 fresh cases pushed the confirmed cases to 11,305, a health official said.
“22 +ve cases of #COVID-19 have been detected today. Kohima and Dimapur- 10 each, Wokha- 2. Also, 239 +ve patients have recovered. Dimapur- 200, Kohima- 39,” Health Minister, S Pangnyu Phom said in a tweet.
The caseload in Nagaland includes 10,649 recovered persons while the active patients have come down to 478, said Director of Health Department, Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
Demise of an infected patient in Dimapur has increased the death toll to 68, of which 58 are due to contagion, 7 had comorbidities and death of 3 patients is under investigation, he said.
Friday’s recovery of 239 patients is the highest single day recovery as the previous was 223 on September 21.
Today is the tenth consecutive day that Nagaland has recorded more recoveries than detection of fresh infections while on December 1 the November 13 record of 90.93 per cent recovery rate was broken and now it has reached all time high at 94.19 per cent.
The district wise distribution of confirmed cases are Dimapur (6,240), Kohima (3,378), Mon 600, Peren (479), Tuensang (226), Zunheboto (140), Mokokchung (123), Phek (44), Wokha (31), Kiphire (26) and Longleng (18).
Out of the confirmed cases, the segregated data comprises 4,574 armed forces personnel, 4,419 Traced Contacts, 1,782 returnees from other States and 535 frontline workers, he said.
Following 200 infected patients recovering during the day in Dimapur district, the State Capital Kohima has the highest number of active cases at 254, followed by Dimapur 145, then Tuensang (30), Peren (26), Mon (17), Mokokchung (2), Wokha (2), Kiphire (1) and Zunheboto (1).
Among the active, 67 patients are with mild and moderate symptoms, while one is severe on oxygen and six are critical in ICU, he said, adding that 414 persons are asymptomatic.
The recovered persons are Dimapur (5,983), Kohima (3,089), Mon (565), Peren (460), Tuensang (195), Zunheboto (136), Mokokchung (116), Phek (44), Wokha (28), Kiphire (24) and Longleng (9).
So far, a total of 1,14,232 suspected COVID-19 samples has been tested in Nagaland, including 69,828 through RT-PCR, 36,131 on TrueNat and 8,273 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Hangsing. (Page News Service)