Kohima: Nagaland Saturday recorded 147 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, which increased the total number of COVID- 19 cases in the state to 22, 387, while 12 COVID positive patients succumbed to the endemic.
Official sources said that among the 147 fresh cases, the highest 53 cases in Dimapur, followed by 47 cases in Kohima, 19 in Tuensang, 10 in Mon, five in Phek, five in Zunheboto, four in Mokokchung, two in Longleng, one in Peren and one in Wokha. According to the sources, 77 out of the new cases were detected from self-test or random tests, while 38 were traced contacts. There were 17 cases among frontline workers, 12 from armed forces and security personnel and 3 from returnees or travelers.
In the recoveries, the total number of recoveries in the State increased from 16,489 to 16,637 in the last 24 hours, indicating a total of 148 recoveries.
There are 4,695 active cases in Nagaland at present, out of which 192 are currently admitted in the COVID hospital while 4,263 are under home isolation, as per the COVID-19 bulletin.
With these the total number of cases has now reached 22, 387, there are 4,695 active cases in Nagaland at present, out of which 192 are currently admitted in the COVID hospital while 4,263 are under home isolation, as per the COVID-19 bulletin. The State also recorded 12 deaths on yesterday, which took the COVID death tally to 402 and the ‘not COVID-related’ death tally to 14. Kohima reported 5 deaths, three in Dimapur, two in Mokokchung, one in Mon and one in Zunheboto as per the reports.