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Nagaland COVID tally 4017

Nagaland COVID tally 4017
DIMAPUR, SEP 2 (NPN) | Publish Date: 9/2/2020 12:27:21 PM IST

Nagaland on Wednesday reported 14 new COVID cases-- 7 in Dimapur 5 in Kohima and 1 each in Mokokchung and Tuensang, taking the tally to 4017 cases.

As on September 2, the state has 785 active cases-- 779 asymptomatic and 6 mild cases, 9 deaths, 10 migrated and 3213 recovered.

Further, out of the 4017 positive cases, the distribution across various categories of people include 1708 from the Armed Forces, 1272 returnees, 291 frontline workers and 746 traced contacts.

India’s tally over 37 lakh

India’s COVID-19 tally of cases galloped past 37 lakh Wednesday with 78,357 new cases reported in a day, while the number of recoveries crossed 29 lakh pushing the recovery rate to 76.98%, the Health ministry stated.

The death toll climbed to 66,333 with 1,045 more fatalities reported in 24 hours. India has so far reported 37,69,523 cases of the viral disease, according to the data updated at 8 am.

The total number of COVID-19 recoveries in the country has surged to 29,01,908, while the fatality rate has further declined to 1.76 per cent. There are 8,01,282, active cases in the country which comprises 21.26 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7 and went past 30 lakh on August 23.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 4,43,37,201 samples have been tested up to September 1, of which 10,12,367 were tested on Tuesday.

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

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

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