Kohima, December 1: Nagaland on Tuesday recorded the all time highest recovery rate of COVID-19 patients at 90.94% as 108 patients recuperated, while detection of 23 fresh cases pushed the State’s tally of confirmed cases to 11,209, a health official said.
“23 +ve cases of # COVID-19 have been detected in Dimapur today. Also, 108 +ve patients have recovered. Dimapur- 106, Kiphire and Peren- 1 each”, said Health Minister, S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
The caseload in Nagaland includes 10,194 recovered persons, 840 active patients, 67 dead and 108 migrated, said Director of Health Department, Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
The recovery rate of COVD-19 patients in the State has improved to 90.94% surpassing the previous highest record of 90.93% on November 13, he said.
Out of the 67 fatalities of COVID-19 infected patients, 57 are due to contagion, 7 had comorbidities while death of 3 patients is under investigation, he said.
The district wise distribution of confirmed cases are Dimapur (6,199), Kohima (3,344), Mon 597, Peren (479), Tuensang (213), Zunheboto (140), Mokokchung (121), Phek (44), Wokha (29), Kiphire (25) and Longleng (18).
Out of the confirmed cases, the segregated data comprises 4,559 armed forces personnel, 4,350 Traced Contacts, 1,774 returnees from other States and 526 frontline workers, he said.
The district wise active cases are Dimapur (452), Kohima (304), Peren (31), Mon (30), Tuensang (21), Phek (1) and Zunheboto (1).
Among the active, 62 patients are with mild and moderate symptoms, while 11 are critical in ICU, he said, adding that 767 persons are asymptomatic.
The recovered persons are Dimapur (5,638), Kohima (3,005), Mon (556), Peren (448), Tuensang (191), Zunheboto (136), Mokokchung (116), Phek (43), Wokha (28), Kiphire (24) and Longleng (9).
Nagaland has so far tested a total of 1,13,371 suspected COVID-19 samples, including 69,345 through RT-PCR, 36,072 on TrueNat and 7,954 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Hangsing. (Page News Service)