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COVID-19 Nagaland: Tally rises to 12,482


Kohima, April 15: Detection of 42 positive cases during the last 24 hours has pushed the positive cases in Nagaland to 12,482, a Health official said on Thursday.
“42 positive cases of COVID-19 reported today. Kohima-23, Dimapur-13, Longleng, Mokokchung and Phek- 2 each. And, 3 positive patients have recovered in Kohima,” said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.

The caseload includes 12,100 recovered persons and 121 active patients, he said.
The recovery rate has come down to 96.93 percent from Wednesday’s 97.24 percent, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
The death toll in the State is 94, including 10 with co-morbidities, while one is under investigation to find the cause, he informed.
A total of 167 patients have migrated to other States, he said.
Among the active patients, 12 are with mild and moderate symptoms while 109 are asymptomatic patients, he said.
Meanwhile, Nagaland has administered a total of 1,36,557 doses of Covishield to 1,05368 persons as on Wednesday, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total persons vaccinated in the State 41,059 are frontline workers, 13,048 healthcare professionals, 28,010 senior citizens and 23,251 people above 45 years with specified co-morbidities, he said.

Among those inoculated 20,171 are frontline workers, 8,974 healthcare workers, 1,404 senior citizens and 660 persons above 45 years with co-morbidities have received the second shot of COVID-19 vaccine completing the full course of vaccination, said Dr Thurr. (Page News Service)