Nagaland logs 191 new COVID-19 cases, 12 more fatalities


Kohima:  Nagaland’s COVID-19 tally rose to 20,259on Monday as 191 more people tested positive for the infection, Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said.

“191 +ve cases of COVID-19 reported today. Kohima-67, Dimapur-53, Tuensang-28, Mokokchung-25,Wokha-6, Zunheboto- Mon-4 each, Peren-2,Kiphire-Phek-1 each, 137+ve patients have recovered. Dimapur-53, Kohima-38, Tuensang-13, Mon-10, Kiphire-9, Zunheboto-8, Mokokchung-4, Peren- 2,” the minister said in a tweet.

A total of 14,637 persons have recovered from the disease, and currently, there are 4,714 active patients.

The recovery rate in the state is 72.25 percent.

The demise of 12 patients 6 in Dimapur and one each in Kohima, Mokokchung, Longleng, Phek, Mon, and Zunheboto district -has increased the coronavirus death toll in the state to 297, of whom 12 had comorbid conditions, he said.

A total of 611 patients have migrated to other states, he said.

So far, a total of 1,84,709 samples have been tested for COVID-19.

Meanwhile, as of Sunday, a total of 2,53,400 doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered to 1,99,460 persons, said State Immunisation Officer Dr. Ritu Thurr.