Kohima, November 16 (NEx): Nagaland COVID-19 tally crosses the 10,000 mark with 140 new positive cases today, November 16, taking the total count in the state to 10,025, updated Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom today.
Among the new cases detected, 116 cases were detected in Kohima and 24 in Dimapur, updated Pangnyu. Active cases stands at 1009. The Health Minister also cautioned to follow the 3 W’s: Wear Mask, Wash Hands & Watch Distance.
The state also reported 46 recoveries of COVID-19 patients today, out of which 44 patients recovered from Mon and 02 from Kohima, updated the Health Minister. Total recovery tally stands at 8,860.
140 +ve cases of # COVID-19 detected today.
Also, 46 +ve patients have recovered.
Mon- 44, Kohima- 2.
Follow the 3 W's
Wear Mask, Wash Hands, Watch Distance.
— S Pangnyu Phom (@pangnyu) November 16, 2020
Among the new cases detected today, 131 cases are from among the traced contacts, 07 among returnees/ travellers and 02 front line workers.
Out of the total positive cases in the state, 4,128 positive cases are among the Armed Force personnel, which is 45% of the total tally, 1,738 cases are returnees/travellers accounting to 21%, 3,685 are traced contacts which is 29% of total cases and 474 front line workers at 05%.
As per the severity of symptoms, 967 active cases are asymptomatic, and among the symptomatic, 13 active cases are mild, 13 active cases are moderate on oxygen, 10 active cases are severe on oxygen, 03 active cases are critical in ICU without oxygen and 03 active cases are on ventilator.
So far, the State has reported forty seven (47) deaths of COVID-19 patients, Six (6) deaths of COVID-19 are not related to COVID and four (4) death cases are under investigation and 99 cases of COVID-19 are migrated, informed Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Department.