KOHIMA, JUNE 22: Reporting more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh infection for the 16th consecutive day today, Nagaland’s caseload increased to 24,374 with detection of 126 cases while 166 patients were cured increasing recovered persons to 21,367.
“126 positive cases detected today are Kohima (68), Dimapur (18), Mokokchung (16), Zunheboto (9), Peren (6), Kiphire & Tuensang (3 each) and Longleng, Mon & Wokha (1 each)”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
He also said that 166 positive patients: Kohima – 64, Dimapur – 53, Mokokchung – 31, Zunheboto – 7, Mon- 5, Longleng – 3 and Peren, Phek & Wokha – 1 each, recovered during the day taking the number of recovered patients to 21,367.
This has improved the recovery rate from Sunday’s 87.43% to 87.65%.
Active patients in the State now stand at 1,844, he said.
Of the active patients, 184 are with mild symptoms, 45 are moderate on oxygen, 14 severe on oxygen, 11 critical in ICU without ventilator and 4 on ventilator, while 1,586 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of 6 positive patient – 3 at Dimapur and 1 each at Kohima, Mon and Wokha districts has increased the death toll in the State to 475, of which 14 are related to other diseases, he said.
Altogether 688 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
So far, a total of 2,15,701 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 95,667 on RT-PCR, 60,036 on TrueNat and 59,998 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
As on Sunday, Nagaland administered a total of 4,08,531 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 3,53,141 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 59,920 are frontline workers, 15,757 are healthcare professionals, 1,39,529 are people above 45 years and 1,37,935 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.
A total of 55,390 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 28,353 frontline workers, 10,366 healthcare workers, 16,670 people above 45 years and 1 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)