Thursday, August 11, 2022

State logs 8 fresh Covid cases, 1 death

Nagaland on Saturday recorded eight fresh Covid-19 positive cases while one more patient succumbed to the infection.
Of the fresh cases, six were from Kohima and two in Dimapur, taking the total caseload to 35,683.
One more Covid-19 fatality in Dimapur pushed the death toll to 766 (including 5 non-Covid deaths but with positivity).
The State currently has 90 active cases out of which 13 are hospitalized and 77 under home isolation.
India adds 21,411 cases, 67 deaths
PTI: India’s COVID-19 tally climbed to 4,38,68,476 on Saturday with 21,411 fresh cases, while the number of active cases increased to 1,50,100, according to Union health ministry data.
The death toll climbed to 5,25,997 as 67 more people succumbed to the viral disease, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.34 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.46 per cent, the ministry said.
An increase of 618 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate stood at 4.46 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 4.46 per cent, the ministry said.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,31,92,379, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.20 per cent, it said.
So far, 201.68 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the country under the nationwide vaccination drive, according to the ministry.


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