State records highest one-day spike of 310 COVID cases; tally nears 5k mark

State records highest one-day spike of 310 COVID cases; tally nears 5k mark
By Nagaland Post | Publish Date: 9/11/2020 1:07:27 PM IST

 1134 active

 3791 recovered

 10 deaths*

 11 migrated 

DIMAPUR, SEP 11 (NPN): Nagaland on Friday recorded the highest single-day spike of 310 new COVID-19 positive cases, taking the tally towards the 5000-mark.

In a tweet, Health minister, S. Pangnyu Phom said out of 922 samples that were tested, 176 cases were reported in Dimapur, 127 in Kohima, 3 in Zunheboto and 1 each in Wokha, Peren, Mon and Mokokchung.

With this, the state’s tally rose to 4946 cases-- 1134 active, 3791 recovered, 10 deaths and 11 migrated.

As per the severity of symptoms, 1126 active cases were asymptomatic, 6 mild and 2 moderate cases. 

Further, out of 4,946 positive cases, the distribution across various categories of people include  2273 cases from the Armed Forces, 1398 returnees, 313 frontline workers and 962 traced contacts.

Cases in India breaches 45L 

PTI: India’s COVID-19 caseload sprinted past 45 lakh and the death toll climbed to 76,271 with a record 96,551 infections and 1,209 fatalities being reported in a day, while the recoveries crossed 35 lakh on Friday, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 45,62,414, while the recoveries surged to 35,42,663, the data updated at 8 am showed.  The COVID-19 case fatality rate has further dropped to 1.67 per cent while the recovery rate was recorded at 77.65 per cent.

There are  9,43,480 active cases of COVID-19 in the country which comprises 20.68 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated. The country had recorded over 95,000 cases on Wednesday and Thursday.

India’s tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23 and it went past 40 lakh on September 5.


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