Kohima: With six more patients — two from Jalukie under Peren district and four from Dimapur — testing negative for COVID-19 on Thursday, the recovery rate of COVID-19 in the state now stands at 56%. The number of positive cases remains at 193, as no fresh cases has been reported in the past 24 hours.
Out of the 193 cases, the number of active cases is 84 and the number of recovered cases is 109. All 84 active cases are asymptomatic.
Principal secretary home Abhijit Sinha informed that all the positive persons are receiving medical care at the designated COVID-19 Hospitals.
As per the distribution of the 193 cases by age, there are four cases between 0-17 years, 182 cases between 18-44 years, five cases between 45-64 years and two cases between 65-74 years.
As per the distribution of gender, there are 124 males and 69 females.
Till Thursday, a total of 7,670 samples have been sent for testing and the results of 6,692 samples have been received and 978 samples are awaited. 18 cases have retested positive out of the 6,692 samples that were declared.
Out of the 7,670 samples, a total of 5,010 samples have been sent to the BSL-3 lab at the Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) for testing and the result of 4,169 samples were declared, out of which 137 samples were tested as positive.
A total of 7,969 persons are presently under Facility Quarantine and 1,709 persons are under home quarantine.