Kohima, November 27: Nagaland recorded more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh infections for the third consecutive day as 211 patients recuperated while 31 persons tested positive, said State Health officials on Friday.
“31 +ve cases of # COVID-19 detected today. Dimapur- 14, Kohima- 12, Peren- 3, Mon- Tuensang- 1 each. Also, 211 +ve patients have recovered. Kohima- 125, Dimapur- 84, Mon- Phek- 1 each,” said Health Minister, S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
With this the confirmed cases in the State stood at 11,091, of which 9,699 have recovered and 1,219 are active patients, said Director of Health Department, Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
The recovery rate in the State has improved to 87.44% from Thursday’s 85.78%, he said. It had gone up to 90.93% on November 13.
Demise of two COVID-19 infected patients, one each in Kohima and Dimapur district increased the death in the state is 67, out of which 57 are due to contagion, 7 had comorbidities while causes of three deaths are yet to be ascertained, he said.
A total of 106 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
The district wise distribution of confirmed cases are Dimapur (6,119), Kohima (3,311), Mon (596), Peren (478), Tuensang (211), Zunheboto (140), Mokokchung (120), Phek (44), Wokha (29), Kiphire (25) and Longleng (18).
Out of the confirmed cases, the segregated data comprises 4,535 armed forces personnel, 4,266 Traced Contacts, 1,769 returnees from other States and 521 frontline workers, he said.
The district wise active cases are Dimapur (647), Kohima (328), Peren (164), Tuensang (41), Mon (33), Phek (3), Zunheboto (1), Mokokchung (1) and Kiphire (1).
Among the active, 71 patients are with mild and moderate symptoms, while 7 are critical in ICU, he said, adding that 1,141 persons are asymptomatic.
The recovered persons are Dimapur (5,364), Kohima (2,948), Mon (552), Peren (314), Tuensang (169), Zunheboto (136), Mokokchung (115), Phek (41), Wokha (28), Kiphire (23) and Longleng (9).
So far, a total of 1,12,061 suspected COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland, including 68,706 through RT-PCR, 35,916 on TrueNat and 7,439 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Hangsing. (Page News Service)