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Nagaland’s COVID-19 tally reaches 12,427


Kohima, April 13: Detection of 11 fresh infections on Tuesday pushed the tally of COVID-19 confirmed cases in Nagaland to 12,427.

“11 positive cases of COVID-19 reported today. Dimapur- 7, Kohima-2, Phek and Wokha-1 each. And 3 positive patients have recovered. Kohima-2, Dimapur-1,” said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.
The caseload includes 11,995 recovered persons and 174 active patients, he said.
The recovery rate is 96.52 per cent, said State Nodal Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, Dr Nyanthung Kikon in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.
The death toll in the state is 93, including 10 with co-morbidities, he informed.
Among the active patients, 7 are with mild and moderate symptoms while 167 are asymptomatic patients, he said.
Meanwhile, Nagaland has administered a total of 1,22,410 doses of Covishield to 92,626 persons as of April 12, said State Immunization Officer Dr Ritu Thurr.
Out of the total vaccinated persons in the State, 39,751 are frontline workers, 12,761 healthcare professionals, 22,120 senior citizens and 17,994 people above 45 years with specified co-morbidities, he said.

Among those inoculated 19,315 are frontline workers, 8,830 healthcare workers, 1,093 senior citizens and 546 persons above 45 years with co-morbidities have received the second shot of COV