KOHIMA, JULY 2: Nagaland reported more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh cases for the 5th consecutive day today, as 116 patients recuperated while 77 new cases infections took the tally to 25,382.
“77 positive cases detected today are Dimapur: 32, Kohima: 16, Mokokchung: 15, Wokha: 4, Phek & Tuensang: 3 each and Mon & Zunheboto: 2 each”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
He also said that 116 positive patients ~ Dimapur & Mokokchung: 28 each, Kohima: 16, Tuensang: 15, Zunheboto: 14, Longleng: 7, Mon: 4, Phek: 3 & Peren: 1 ~ recovered during the day increasing the number of recovered patients to 22,897.
This has improved the recovery rate from Thursday’s 90.03% to 90.20%.
The caseload includes 1,280 active patients, of which, 113 are with mild symptoms, 30 are moderate on oxygen, 8 severe on oxygen, 2 critical in ICU without ventilator and 8 on ventilator, while 1,119 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
The State did not have any fatalities keeping the death toll at 498, of which 14 patients had co-morbidities, he said.
Altogether 707 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
So far, a total of 2,28,893 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 98,139 on RT-PCR, 62,102 on TrueNat, and 68,742 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Kikon.
Nagaland, as on Thursday, administered a total of 5,17,598 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 4,53,092 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,174 are frontline workers, 15,811 are healthcare professionals, 1,53,038 are people above 45 years and 2,24,069 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 64,506 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 29,142 frontline workers, 10,595 healthcare workers, 24,752 people above 45 years and 17 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)