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COVID-19 Nagaland: Tally at 25,787 with 23,587 recovered & 975 active patients


KOHIMA, JULY 9: Nagaland reported more COVID-19 patients’ recovery than detection of fresh infection for the 12th consecutive day today as 86 persons recuperated amid 60 new cases increasing the tally to 25,787.

“60 positive cases detected are Dimapur: 19, Mokokchung: 11, Kohima: 7, Zunheboto: 5, Longleng: 4, Mon, Phek, Person & Wokha: 3 each, Kiphire & Tuensang: 1 each”, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
He also said that 86 positive patients ~ Dimapur: 37, Kohima: 15, Wokha: 14, Mokokchung: 12, Peren: 6 and Mon: 2 ~ recovered during the day increasing the number of recovered patients to 23,587.
This has slightly improved the recovery rate to 91.47% from Thursday’s 91.35%.
The caseload includes 975 active patients, of which, 77 are with mild symptoms, 27 are moderate on oxygen, 14 severe on oxygen, 8 critical in ICU without ventilator and 7 on ventilator, while 842 patients are asymptomatic, he said.
Demise of 2 patients – 1 each at Kohima and Mokokchung has increased the death toll in the State to 507, of which 14 patients had co-morbidities, he said.
Altogether 718 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
So far, a total of 2,36,087 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 98,943 on RT-PCR, 63,327 on TrueNat, and 73,817 on Rapid Antigen Test, Dr Kikon said.
A total of 5,85,224 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 4,99,752 persons, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total doses administered in the State, 60,299 are frontline workers, 15,847 are healthcare professionals, 1,61,507 are people above 45 years and 2,62,099 in the 18 to 44 years age group, he said.

A total of 85,472 beneficiaries have received the second dose of the vaccine completing the full course of vaccination. They comprise 31,006 frontline workers, 10,888 healthcare workers, 43,475 people above 45 years and 103 in the 18 to 44 years age group, said Dr Thurr.
(Page News Service)