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Nagaland Covid caseload rises to 9638


Dimapur, November 13: Nagaland’s Covid tally rose to 9638 with the detection of 23 positive cases on Friday. Out of the 23 positive cases, 5 were detected in Kohima, 13 in Dimapur, 3 in Phek and 2 in Mon.

Out of the 9,638 positive cases, the total recoveries so far are 8,764. The active cases are 725 and there have been 46 deaths. As per the severity of symptoms 681 active cases are asymptomatic, 14 active cases are mild, 14 active cases are moderate on oxygen, 13 active cases are severe on oxygen, 2 active cases are critical without oxygen and 1 active case is on ventilator, an official bulletin said.
Further, out of 9,638 positive cases, the distribution across various categories of people are: 4,094 cases of Armed Forces/ Police, 1,694 cases of Returnees, 3,379 cases of Traced Contacts and 471 cases of Frontline Workers.
A total of 65,273 samples have been sent for testing through RT-PCR and results of 64,113 samples have been received. In addition, a total 34,745 samples have been sent for testing on Truenat and results of 34,734 samples have been received. Through Rapid Antigen Test 5,009 samples have been tested.
No active Covid positive case in Kiphire
District Task Force (DTF) Kiphire held a review meeting at DC’s Chamber on November 13 under the chairmanship of newly posted DC Kiphire, Ajit Kumar Ranjan IAS.
The meeting discussed to prepare facility quarantine at DUDA guest house; to take care of food and its preparation at CCC by the District Administration; to prepare COVID-19 fund contribution expenses; and reopening of School for the higher classes will be operated on students voluntary basis.
Dr. Dheni, while presenting overall COVID-19 related case in the district, informed that total COVID-19 positive patients from Kiphire district was 23 but all have recovered and as such currently, there is no positive case.
He also stated that so far Kiphire has not seen any COVID-19 related death in the district. He said that 13 beds in general ward are kept ready which can further be increased to treat any suspected COVID-19 patients. (Page News Service)