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COVID-19 Nagaland: Tally rises to 11,960

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KOHIMA, JANUARY 7: Nagaland detected 6 fresh COVID-19 cases increasing the number of confirmed cases to 11,960 in the State, a health official said on Thursday.
“6 +ve cases of #COVID-19 have been detected today. Dimapur – 3, Kohima – 2, Peren – 1. Also 7 +ve patients have recovered. Dimapur – 4, Kohima – 3,” Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said in a tweet.


The caseload includes 11,610 recovered persons and 129 active, he said.
With this, the recovery rate is at an all time high of 97.07% from Wednesday’s 97.06%, he said. The active COVID-19 case in the State is barely 1.07%, he said.
Demise of 4 infected patients in Dimapur during the last 24 hours has increased the death toll to 84, of which 72 are due to contagion and 10 had c-omorbid conditions while 2 deaths are under investigation to find the cause, said Director of Health and Family Welfare Department Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
A total of 137 patients have migrated to other states, he said.
The district-wise distribution of confirmed cases is Dimapur (6,423), Kohima (3,718), Mon (604), Peren (504), Tuensang (244), Mokokchung (179), Zunheboto (142), Phek (47), Kiphire (41), Wokha (39) and Longleng (19).
Out of the confirmed cases, 4,893 are Traced Contacts, 4,657 are Armed Forces personnel, 1,843 returnees from other States and 567 frontline workers, he said.
The district-wise active cases are Dimapur (63), Kohima (44), Mokokchung (13), Peren (6), Mon (1), Longleng (1) and Kiphire (1).
Among the active cases, 21 patients are with mild and moderate symptoms, 1 is severe on oxygen and 6 are on ventilators, he said. Altogether 101 persons are asymptomatic, he said.
The recovered persons are Dimapur (6,232), Kohima (3,619), Mon (592), Peren (498), Tuensang (243), Zunheboto (139), Mokokchung (157), Phek (47), Kiphire (39), Wokha (35) and Longleng (9).
Nagaland has tested a total of 1,21,428 suspected COVID-19 samples till date, including 72,585 through RT-PCR, 36,805 on TrueNat and 12,038 on Rapid Antigen Test, said the health official. (Page News Service)

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