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COVID-19: State tally at 12067

Kohima, January 20: Nagaland on Wednesday reported more COVID-19 recoveries than detection of fresh cases.


“One positive case of #COVID-19 has been detected today at Kohima. Also 7 +ve patients have recovered. Dimapur- 6, Peren- 1,” said Minister for Health and Family Welfare S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
The caseload includes 11,731 recovered patients, he said.
The number of active cases currently is 106 out of the 12,067 confirmed cases, a health official said.
The recovery rate in the State is 97.21% while the active cases are 0.87% percent of the total caseload, said Director of Health & Family Welfare, Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
Altogether 88 have succumbed to COVID, out of which 78 are due to contagion and 10 had comorbidities, while another 142 patients have migrated to other states, he said.
The district wise distribution of confirmed cases are Dimapur (6,458), Kohima (3,776), Mon (605), Peren (504), Tuensang (245), Mokokchung (191), Zunheboto (142), Phek (47), Kiphire (41), Wokha (39) and Longleng (19).
Out of the confirmed cases, 4,973 are traced contacts, 4,666 are armed forces personnel, 1,856 returnees from other states and 572 frontline workers, he said.
The district wise active cases are Kohima (54), Dimapur (40), Mokokchung (11) and Mon (1).
Among the active cases, 13 patients are with mild and moderate symptoms and five are severe on oxygen, he said. Altogether 88 persons are asymptomatic, he said.
Nagaland has so far tested a total of 1,23,470 suspected COVID-19 samples, including 72,902 on RT-PCR, 37,017 on TrueNat and 13,551 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Hangsing. (Page News Service)

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