COVID-19 death toll touched 27 on Monday Credit: Representational image

Kohima: Nagaland has reported two more COVID-19 related deaths on Monday taking the COVID-19 death toll in the state to 27. Certified by the state death committee, the two COVID-19 deaths were reported from Dimapur.

On Sunday, the state also reported one COVID-19 related from Kohima. So far, 38 COVID-19 positive patients in the state passed away. Of these, 27 were confirmed as due to COVID-19, six deaths are not COVID-19 related and another five deaths are still under investigation.

37 new COVID-19 positive cases were also detected on Monday taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 8,663. Among the new cases, 28 are from Kohima, eight are from Dimapur and one is from Mon.

The COVID-19 status in Nagaland as on Monday is:

Confirmed: 8,663

Recovered: 6,720

Active: 1,833

Migrated: 72

Death: 27

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COVID-19 status as on Monday

As per the severity of symptoms among the active cases, 1,741 active cases are asymptomatic, 69 active cases are mild, 12 active cases are moderate on oxygen, three active cases are severe on oxygen, two active cases are critical without oxygen, three active cases are critical with oxygen and three active cases are on ventilator.

The distribution of the total positive cases in the state across various categories of people are: 3,807 cases of Armed Forces/ Police, 1,635 cases of Returnees, 2,800 cases of Traced Contacts and 421 cases of Frontline Workers.

Principal Secretary Home Abhijit Sinha informed that a total of 60,224 samples have been sent for testing through RT-PCR and results of 59,184 samples have been received.

In addition, a total 32,816 samples have been sent for testing on Truenat and results of 32,777 samples have been received. Through Rapid Antigen Test 3,563 samples have been tested.



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