Kohima: Nagaland reported 216 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, pushing the tally to 14,350, a health department official said. The COVID-19 death toll rose to 109 as two patients succumbed to the disease, the official said.

The new COVID-19 cases were reported from Dimapur, Kohima, Mon, Mokokchung and Longleng. “216 +ve cases of COVID-19 reported today. Dimapur- 104, Kohima-95, Mon-11, Mokokchung-4, Longleng-2. And, 27 +ve patients have recovered. Dimapur-23, Kohima- Mokokchung- 2 each,” said Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet.

Nagaland now has 1,529 active COVID-19 cases while 12,295 patients have recovered from the disease, state Nodal officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, Dr Nyanthung Kikon said in the daily COVID-19 bulletin.

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The COVID-19 recovery rate in the state now is 85.67 per cent, he said, adding that 417 patients have migrated to other states.

So far, a total of 1,48,118 COVID-19 samples have been tested in Nagaland. It includes 79,393 on RT-PCR, 38,326 on TrueNat and 30,399 on Rapid Antigen Test, said Dr Kikon.

Meanwhile, State Immunisation Officer, Dr Ritu Thurr said the state has so far administered COVID-19 vaccines to 1,65,007 people.

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