Nagaland COVID-19 tally crosses 12k mark

Nagaland COVID-19 tally crosses 12k mark
DIMAPUR, JAN 13 (NPN) | Publish Date: 1/13/2021 12:16:46 PM IST

Nagaland COVID-19 tally crossed the 12,000 mark after 6 new cases were reported on Wednesday-- 3 in Dimapur, 1 each in Kohima and Mokokchung, taking the tally to 12003.

Further, the distribution across various categories include 4659 cases from the armed forces/police, 1847 returnees, 4925 traced contacts and 572 frontline workers. As on December 23, the state has 377 active cases.

As on January 13, a total of 11,674 persons recovered from the infection while and active cases in the State stood at 103.

The State has so far tested 1,22,366 samples for COVID-19, including 72,729 through RT-PCR, 36,891 through TrueNat and 12,746 through Rapid Antigen Test. 

India’s virus tally: India’s COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,04,95,147 with 15,968 infections being reported in a day, while the recoveries surged to 1,01,29,111 pushing the national recovery rate to 96.51 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.

The death toll increased to 1,51,529 with 202 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.  

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,01,29,111 pushing the national COVID-19 recovery rate to 96.51 per cent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.44 per cent. The COVID-19 active caseload remained below 3 lakh.

There are 2,14,507 active cases of coronavirus infections in the country which comprises 2.04 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, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.It went past  60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

According to the ICMR, 18,34,89,114  samples have been tested up to January 12 with 8,36,227 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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