Kohima, November 16: Nagaland today crossed the 10,000 mark of confirmed COVID-19 cases with detection of 140 fresh cases, which increased the active cases to 1,009, said State Health official.
“140 +ve cases of # COVID-19 detected today. Kohima- 116, Dimapur- 24,” said Minister for Health and Family Welfare, S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
“Also, 46 +ve patients have recovered. Mon- 44, Kohima- 2,” he said.
With this the state’s caseload increased to 10,025 of which 8,860 have recovered, said Director of Health Department, Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
The recovery rate in the State has further fallen to 88.37% from Sunday’s 89.16%, he said.
The recovery percentage in the state was 90.93% on November 13.
The dead of a COVID-19 infected patient in Kohima during the day has increased the death toll to 57, out of which 47 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 district wise distribution of confirmed cases are: Dimapur (5,538), Kohima (3,061), 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, 3,685 Traced Contacts, 1,738 returnees from other States and 474 frontline workers, he said.
The district wise active cases are Dimapur (565), Kohima (370), Mon (43), Tuensang (12), Peren (8), Mokokchung (7), Phek (3) and Zunheboto (1).
Among the active, 26 are with mild and moderate symptoms, while 10 are severe on oxygen and 6 are critical in ICU, he said, adding that 967 persons are without any symptoms
The recovered persons are Dimapur (4,876), Kohima (2,662), Mon (520), Peren (306), Tuensang (155), Zunheboto (135), Mokokchung (109), Phek (37), Wokha (28), Kiphire (23) and Longleng (9).
A total of 1,05,213 suspected samples were tested so far in Nagaland, which includes 65,026 through RT-PCR, 34,994 on TruNat and 5,193 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Hangsing. (Page News Service)