KOHIMA, FEBRUARY 13: The number of COVID-19 active cases reduced to 76 on Saturday as Nagaland recorded 7 new cases as well as 7 recoveries from the infection, said a Health official.
All the fresh cases as well as the recoveries were reported in Kohima. The caseload also rose to 12,183.
“7 positive cases of COVID-19 have been detected today in Kohima. Also, 7 positive patients have recovered in Kohima,” said Minister for Health, S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
The caseload includes 11,868 recovered persons, he said.
Till date a total of 88 infected persons, including 10 with co-morbid conditions have died in the State, while 151 patients have migrated to other states, according to the Director of Health and Family Welfare, Dr Denis Hangsing.
Nagaland’s COVID-19 recovery rate is 97.41%, he said.
Out of the confirmed cases, 5,065 are traced contacts, 4,674 armed forces personnel, 1,871 returnees from other States and 573 frontline workers, he informed.
Among the active cases two patients are with mild symptoms while 75 persons are asymptomatic, he added.
Meanwhile, 11,467 persons have been inoculated so far in Nagaland, said State Immunization Officer, Dr Ritu Thurr.
“No adverse events requiring medical intervention have been reported till date in the State,” he said.
Thur also informed that second dose vaccination for healthcare workers will start from Sunday for those who have already received the first dose. On completion of the second dose, COVID-19 vaccination certificate will be made available to the beneficiaries, he said.
(Page News Service)