KOHIMA, DECEMBER 7: Nagaland on Monday detected 39 fresh infections increasing the total confirmed COVID-19 cases to 11,418 , a health official said.
“39+ve cases of # COVID-19 have been detected today. Kohima- 23, Tuensang- 9, Dimapur- 6, Kiphire- 1. Also, 5+ve patients have recovered from Kohima,” said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
After recording the all time high COVID-19 recovery rate of 94.19%, Nagaland is witnessing a down trend in the recovery rate as it fell to 93.34% on Monday, said Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
The caseload in Nagaland includes 10,658 recovered persons and 576 active patients, he said.
Altogether 69 have died, of which 59 are due to contagion, 7 had co-morbidities and deaths of 3 patients are under investigation, he said.
Another 115 patients have migrated to other states, he said.
The district wise distribution of confirmed cases are Dimapur (6,251), Kohima (3,463), Mon (600), Peren (480), Tuensang (237), Zunheboto (140), Mokokchung (123), Phek (44), Wokha (33), Kiphire (29) and Longleng (18).
Out of the confirmed cases, the segregated data comprises 4,589 armed forces personnel, 4,486 Traced Contacts, 1,790 returnees from other States and 553 frontline workers, he said.
State capital Kohima has the highest number of active cases at 328, followed by Dimapur 154, then Tuensang (41), Mon (24), Peren (20), Wokha (4), Kiphire (4) and Mokokchung (2).
Among the active cases, 54 patients are with mild and moderate symptoms and 6 are critical in ICU, he said.
Altogether 517 persons are asymptomatic, he said.
The recovered persons are Dimapur (5,983), Kohima (3,097), Mon (565), Peren (460), Tuensang (195), Zunheboto (137), Mokokchung (116), Phek (44), Wokha (28), Kiphire (24) and Longleng (9).
So far, a total of 1,14,809 suspected COVID-19 samples has been tested in Nagaland, including 70,091 through RT-PCR, 36,174 on TrueNat and 8,544 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Hangsing.
(Page News Service)