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COVID-19 Nagaland: Recovery rate improves to 91.08%


KOHIMA, JULY 7: Nagaland’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 91.08% as the State reported more patients recovery than detection of fresh infection for the 10th consecutive day on Wednesday amid the tally surging to 25,663.

The State recorded 105 patients getting cured while 44 fresh infections were detected and 2 deaths.
“44 positive cases detected today are Dimapur: 15, Kohima: 14, Peren: 5, Mokokchung & Wokha: 3 each and Kiphire, Mon, Phek & Tuensang: 1”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
He also said that 105 positive patients ~ Kohima: 45, Tuensang: 21, Dimapur: 17, Zunheboto: 9, Mokokchung: 6, Kiphire: 5 Wokha: 2 ~ recovered during the day increasing the number of recovered patients to 23,376.
This has taken the recovery rate to 91.08% from Tuesday’s 90.83%, while it had gone up to 97.98% on March 19.
The caseload includes 1,070 active patients, of which, 80 are with mild symptoms, 25 are moderate on oxygen, 16 severe on oxygen, 6 critical in ICU without ventilator and 7 on ventilator, while 936 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of 2 positive patients – 1 each at Dimapur and Wokha district has increased the death toll in the State to 505, of which 14 patients had co-morbidities, he said.
Altogether 712 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
So far, a total of 2,34,126 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 98,712 on RT-PCR, 62,912 on TrueNat, and 72,502 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
A total of 5,62,382 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 4,85,726 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,280 are frontline workers, 15,831 are healthcare professionals, 1,58,972 are people above 45 years and 2,50,726 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.

A total of 76,656 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 29,947 frontline workers, 10,791 healthcare workers, 35,83 people above 45 years and 85 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)