Kohima, January 4: Nagaland on Monday reported more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh cases keeping the active cases at 173 out of the 11,935 confirmed cases in the State, a health official said.
“5 +ve cases of #COVID-19 have been detected today. Dimapur- Kohima- 2 each, Mon- 1. Also 9 +ve patients have recovered in Kohima,” said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
The caseload includes 11,551 recovered persons, he said.
With this Monday’s recovery rate is all time high at 96.78% from Sunday’s 96.74%, he said.
The death toll in the State is 79, of which 69 are due to contagion and 10 had comorbid conditions, Director of Health and Family Welfare Department Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin
A total of 132 patients have migrated to other states, he said.
The district wise distribution of confirmed cases is Dimapur (6,404), Kohima (3,715), Mon (604), Peren (502), Tuensang (244), Mokokchung (179), Zunheboto (142), Phek (47), Kiphire (41), Wokha (39) and Longleng (18).
Out of the confirmed cases, 4,876 are Traced Contacts, 4,657 are armed forces personnel, 1,836 returnees from other States and 566 frontline workers, he said.
The district wise active cases are Dimapur (73), Kohima (54), Mokokchung (40), Peren (4), Mon (1) and Kiphire (1).
Among the active cases, 20 patients are with mild and moderate symptoms, one is severe on oxygen and four are on ventilators, he said. Altogether 148 persons are asymptomatic, he said.
The recovered persons are Dimapur (6,208), Kohima (3,610), Mon (592), Peren (498), Tuensang (243), Zunheboto (139), Mokokchung (131), Phek (47), Kiphire (39), Wokha (35) and Longleng (9).
So far, a total of 1,20,771 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland, including 72,556 through RT-PCR, 36,760 on TrueNat and 11,455 on Rapid Antigen Test, said the health official. (Page News Service)