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Nagaland reports 4 new COVID-19 cases, 1 fresh fatality


KOHIMA, JANUARY 8: Nagaland on Friday reported 4 equal numbers of fresh COVID-19 infection and recoveries taking the confirmed cases to 11,964, a health official said.

“4 +ve cases of #COVID-19 have been detected at Dimapur today. Also 4 +ve patients have recovered. Mokokchung – 2, Dimapur & Peren – 1 each,” Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said in a tweet.
The caseload includes 11,614 recovered persons and 127 active, he said.
With this, the recovery rate is unchanged at 97.07% for the second day while the active COVID-19 case in the State is barely 1.06% of the overall caseload, he said.
Death of an infected patient at Dimapur has increased the toll to 85, of which 73 are due to contagion and 10 had co-morbid conditions while 2 deaths are under investigation, said Director of Health and Family Welfare Department Dr Denis Hangsing in the daily COVID-19 bulletin on Friday.
A total of 138 patients have migrated to other states, he said.
The district-wise distribution of confirmed cases is Dimapur (6,427), Kohima (3,718), Mon (604), Peren (504), Tuensang (244), Mokokchung (179), Zunheboto (142), Phek (47), Kiphire (41), Wokha (39) and Longleng (19).
Out of the confirmed cases, 4,896 are Traced Contacts, 4,657 are armed forces personnel, 1,844 returnees from other States and 567 frontline workers, he said.
The district-wise active cases are Dimapur (64), Kohima (44), Mokokchung (11), Peren (5), Mon (1), Longleng (1) and Kiphire (1).
Among the active cases, 23 patients are with mild and moderate symptoms, 1 is severe on oxygen and 6 are on ventilators, he said. Altogether 97 persons are asymptomatic, he said.
The recovered persons are Dimapur (6,233), Kohima (3,619), Mon (592), Peren (499), Tuensang (243), Zunheboto (139), Mokokchung (159), Phek (47), Kiphire (39), Wokha (35) and Longleng (9).
Nagaland has tested a total of 1,21,586 suspected COVID-19 samples till date, including 72,597 through RT-PCR, 36,812 on TrueNat and 12,177 on Rapid Antigen Test, said the health official. (Page News Service)