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Nagaland COVID-19 tally 8139

Nagaland COVID-19 tally 8139
DIMAPUR, OCT 21 (NPN) | Publish Date: 10/21/2020 11:54:08 AM IST

Nagaland on Wednesday reported 119 fresh COVID-19 positive cases-- 90 in Dimapur, 20 in Kohima, 5 in Mon and 4 in Tuensang, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 8139. 

Further, out of 8139 positive cases, the distribution across various categories of people include 3613 cases from the armed forces/police, 1617 returnees, 2512 traced contacts and 397 frontline workers.

India’s COVID tally climbs to 76,51,107

PTI: The number of new coronavirus infections reported in India in a span of 24 hours remained below 60,000 for the third consecutive day, taking the COVID-19 caseload to 76,51,107, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.

A total of 54,044 fresh infections were reported in a day, while the death toll climbed to 1,15,914  with 717 fatalities being registered in a span of 24 hours ,the data updated at 8 am showed. As many as 67,95,103 people have recuperated from the disease so far pushing the national recovery rate to 88.81 per cent while the case fatality rate due COVID-19 has dropped to 1.51 per cent.

The active cases of coronavirus infection remained below 8 lakh for the fifth consecutive day.

There are 7,40,090 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 9.67 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.  India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23 and 40 lakh on September 5. 

It went past 50 lakh on September 16,  60 lakh on September 28 and crossed 70 lakh on October 11.

According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 9,72,00,379 samples have been tested up to October 20 with 10,83,608 samples being tested on Tuesday. 

The health ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

“Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research,” the ministry said on its  website, adding that state-wise distribution of figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation.

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