Wednesday, August 17, 2022

State logs six fresh Covid cases

Nagaland on Wednesday recorded another six fresh cases of COVID-19 taking the total caseload to 35,528.
According to health department’s daily bulletin, five cases were reported in Dimapur and one in Peren. Today’s sample positivity rate stands at 10.91%.
Currently, Nagaland has 21 active cases and the death toll remained unchanged at 761.
33,253 people have recovered from the disease.
PTI adds: India logged 16,159 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,35,47,809, while the active cases increased to 1,15,212, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.
The death toll climbed to 5,25,270 with 28 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 98.53 per cent, the ministry said.
An increase of 737 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 3.56 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 3.84 per cent, according to the ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,29,07,327 while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.21 per cent.


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