Thursday, August 18, 2022

State logs 13 fresh Covid cases, 1 death

Nagaland on Thursday registered 13 fresh Covid-19 positive cases while one more fatality was reported during the day.
Of the fresh cases, five were from Kohima, three in Mon, two each in Dimapur and Zunheboto and one in Mokokchung, taking the total caseload to 35,751.
One more patient succumbed to the infection in Kohima, pushing the death toll to 769 (including 5 non-Covid deaths but with positivity).
PTI adds: India added 20,557 new coronavirus infections pushing the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,39,59,321, while the active cases increased to 1,46,323, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.
The death toll climbed to 5,26,211 with 44 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. The active cases comprise 0.33 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.47 per cent, the ministry said. An increase of 1,297 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
According to the ministry, 203.21 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 5.18 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 4.71 per cent, according to the ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,32,86,787, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.20 per cent.

SourceNPN

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