Kohima:The COVID-19 recovery rate in Nagaland declined slightly to 32.32% on Monday as compared to 32.50% on Sunday even as 69 more recovered from COVID-19.
Out of the 69 new recovered cases reported in the state on Monday, 32 are from Dimapur, 23 are from Mon, 12 are from Kohima, and two are from Wokha. The total number of recovered cases increased to 973.
According to the state’s health department, the primary cause for the lesser recovery rate in the state is due to the stricter policy of discharge in the state where a negative test is made mandatory.
On Monday, the total number of confirmed cases in the state crossed the 3000-mark as 230 new cases of COVID-19 were detected. The state’s tally soared to 3011.
Out of the new positive cases, 146 are from the armed forces, 60 are through traced contacts, 22 are returnees, and two are frontline workers who tested positive for COVID-19.
Overall, out of the 3,011 positive cases as per the distribution of cases by sector, 1,372 cases are Armed Forces, 1,094 cases are returnees, 198 cases are of frontline workers, 293 cases are of traced contacts, and 54 cases are of others.
Dimapur currently leads the tally for the highest number of active cases with 1254 active cases, Kohima has 521 active cases, Mon with 161 active cases, Zunheboto with 59 active cases, Peren with 15 active cases.
Wokha currently has eight active cases, Mokokhung has five active cases, Phek has three active cases, and Tuensang has reported one active case. With no single active case, Longleng and Kiphire districts remains free from COVID-19.
The COVID-19 status in Nagaland as on Monday is:
Death: 8 (One death is COVID-19 positive but not due to COVID-19)
As per the severity of symptoms out of the 2027 active cases, 2024 are asymptomatic, one active case from Dimapur is mild symptomatic, and two active cases from Dimapur are moderate symptomatic.
A total of 28,957 samples have been sent for testing through RT-PCR, and the results of 27,648 samples have been received. In addition, a total of 19,002 samples have been sent for testing on Truenat. A total of 2,005 persons are presently under Facility Quarantine.