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Nagaland sees increase in recovery rate as 22 COVID-19 patients test negative

15 from Kohima, 4 from Dimapur, and 1 each from Peren, Wokha and Zunheboto recovered from COVID-19

Medolenuo Ambrocia

Medolenuo Ambrocia

Kohima: With 22 more COVID-19 patients recovering on Wednesday, the recovery rate in the state of Nagaland continues to surpass the total number of active cases. The current recovery rate is at 79.99%.

Out of the 22 new recovered cases, 15 are from Kohima, four are from Dimapur, and one each is from Peren, Wokha and Zunheboto. With this, the total recovered patients in the state touched 3213.

As reported, 14 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the state earlier on Wednesday which took the state's tally to 4017. Among the new patients, seven are from Dimapur; five are from Kohima and one each is from Tuensang and Mokokchung.

As per the state's COVID-19 dashboard, for every 1000 people in the state of Nagaland, 31 samples were tested. A total of 39,368 samples have gone for testing through RT-PCR, and the results of 38,133 samples received.

On Truenat, a total of 23,561 samples were sent for testing, and results for 23, 449 have been received. Besides through Rapid Antigen Test, results for 822 samples have been received.

The COVID-19 status in Nagaland as on Wednesday:

Confirmed: 4017

Active: 785

Recovered: 3213

Death: 8

Migrated: 10

Out of the total of 785 active cases, 779 active cases are symptomatic, and of six are mild symptomatic. Among the six mild symptomatic cases, four are from Dimapur and one each from Kohima and Mon.

Besides the eight confirmed deaths of COVID-19, one deseased was COVID-19 positive but death was not due to COVID-19. Another three deaths are under investigation. All deaths reported in the state are from Dimapur.

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