Kohima, Nov 15: Nagaland today reported 135 fresh COVID-19 cases increasing the caseload to 9,885.
“135 positive cases of COVID-19 detected today include Kohima 71, Dimapur 53, Tuensang 9, Kiphire and Mon district 1 each,” said Minister for Health and Family Welfare, S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
Also, State reports 20 positive patient’s recoveries – Kohima 18, Dimapur and Tuensang 1 each, he said.
With this the state’s confirmed cases include 8,814 recovered persons, 916 active patients, said Director of Health Department, Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
Demise of two COVID-19 infected patients in Dimapur has increased the death toll to 56, out of which 46 are due to contagion, 6 are not related to COVID-19 and four deaths are under investigation, he said.
A total of 99 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
The recovery rate in the State which had gone up to 90.93 per cent on Friday has fallen for the second consecutive day on Sunday now standing at 89.16 per cent, said Dr Hangsing.
The district wise distribution of confirmed cases are: Dimapur (5,514), Kohima (2,945), Mon (574), Peren (314), Tuensang (168), Zunheboto (139), Mokokchung (120), Phek (40), Wokha (29), Kiphire (24) and Longleng (18).
Out of the confirmed cases, the segregated data comprises 4,128 armed forces personnel, 3,554 Traced Contacts, 1,731 returnees from other States and 472 frontline workers, he said.
The district wise active cases are Dimapur (540), Kohima (258), Mon (87), Tuensang (12), Peren (8), Mokokchung (7), Phek (3) and Zunheboto (1).
Among the active, 36 are with mild and moderate symptoms, while 13 are severe on oxygen and 5 are critical in ICU, he said.
The recovered persons are Dimapur (4,876), Kohima (2,660), Mon (476), Peren (306), Tuensang (155), Zunheboto (135), Mokokchung (109), Phek (37), Wokha (28), Kiphire (23) and Longleng (9).
A total of 1,04,878 suspected samples were tested so far in Nagaland, which includes 64,841 through RT-PCR, 34,928 on TruNat and 5,109 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Hangsing. (Page News Service)