Kohima: Nagaland’s COVID-19 tally rose to 30,244 on Friday as 40 more people tested positive for the infection, while two fresh fatalities pushed the northeastern state’s coronavirus death toll to 626, a health bulletin said.

Dimapur district registered the highest number of new cases at 15, followed by Kohima (11), and Mokokchung and Phek (three each), it said, adding that the fresh fatalities were registered in Dimapur and Kohima districts.

The state now has 757 active cases, while 27,960 people have recovered from the disease so far, including 56 in the last 24 hours, and 901 patients have migrated to other states to date.

The recovery rate among the coronavirus patients in the state stood at 92.44 per cent.

The state has thus far tested over 3.27 lakh samples for COVID-19, and inoculated over 6.59 lakh people so far, of whom 2.10 lakh have been fully vaccinated, it added.

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