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COVID-19 Nagaland: Recovery rate improves to 97.56%


Kohima, February 15: Nagaland today reported nil fresh detection of COVID-19 infection keeping the tally at 12,189 while recovery of 15 positive cases has brought down the active patients in the State to 58, a health official said.

“No +ve case of #COVID-19 reported today. 15 +ve patients have recovered in Kohima,” said Minister for Health, S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
The caseload includes 11,892 recovered persons, he said.
So far 88 infected persons, including 10 having comorbid conditions have died in the State, said Director of Health and Family Welfare, Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin. Altogether 151 patients have migrated to other states, he said.
Nagaland’s COVID-19 recovery rate is 97.56%, he said.
Among the active cases a patient in Dimapur has mild symptoms while 57 persons are asymptomatic, he said.
The recovered persons are Dimapur (6,329), Kohima (3,763), Mon (594), Peren (506), Tuensang (246), Mokokchung (183), Zunheboto (139), Phek (47), Kiphire (40), Wokha (35) and Longleng (10).
Nagaland has so far tested a total of 1,28,241 suspected COVID-19 samples, including 74,461 on RT-PCR, 37,264 on TrueNat and 16,516 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Hangsing.
Meanwhile, 1628 frontline workers and 172 healthcare workers were vaccinated across the state today by Covishield vaccine. Further, 218 healthcare workers received the 2nd dose and no adverse events have been reported which needed medical intervention, State Immunization Officer, Dr Ritu Thurr said.
Till date a total of 13,725 doses have been administered successfully across 284 sessions.
(Page News Service)