Thursday, August 18, 2022

Nagaland logs 20 fresh Covid cases

Nagaland on Friday recorded 20 fresh Covid-19 positive cases while no deaths were reported during the day.
Of the fresh cases, 12 were from Dimapur, seven in Kohima and one in Mokokchung, taking the total caseload to 35,675. With 11 more recoveries, the State currently has 92 active cases– 13 admitted to Covid hospitals and 79 under home isolation.
PTI: India saw a single day rise of 21,880 Covid-19 cases taking the total tally of cases to 4,38,47,065, while the active cases rose to 1,49,482, the Union Health Ministry said. The death toll climbed to 5,25,930 with 60 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.34 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.46 per cent, the ministry said.
An increase of 601 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.42 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 4.51 per cent, according to the ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,31,71,653 and the case fatality rate was 1.20 per cent.
According to the ministry, 201.30 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.


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