Wednesday, August 17, 2022

State logs four fresh Covid cases

Nagaland reported four fresh cases of COVID-19 on Monday pushing the total caseload to 35516. According to health department’s daily bulletin, out of the four fresh cases, two were reported from Longleng (returnees/travellers) and two from Peren (traced contacts). Today’s sample positivity rate stands at 7.69%. Currently, there are nine active cases in the state while the death toll remained unchanged at 757.
PTI adds: India logged 16,135 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,35,18,564, while the active cases increased to 1,13,864, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.85 per cent and the weekly positivity rate stood at 3.74 per cent, according to official data.
The death toll climbed to 5,25,223 with 24 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.26 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.54 per cent, the ministry said.
An increase of 2,153 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
A total of 3,32,978 samples were tested on Sunday, taking cumulative samples tested till date to 86,39,99,907. As many as 1,97,98,21,197 vaccination jabs have given till now.

SourceNPN

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