Saturday, January 28, 2023

State logs 4 fresh Covid cases, 1 death

After reporting zero Covid-19 cases for three consecutive days, Nagaland on Tuesday recorded four fresh cases and one death in Dimapur.
With this, the total Covid-19 caseload surged to 35474 while the death toll rose to 759 (including 4 non-Covid deaths but with positivity).
According to the Health & Family Welfare (H&FW) department’s daily Covid-19 bulletin report, five persons recovered from the infection. The State currently has 14 active cases.
PTI: With 1,259 fresh cases, India’s COVID-19 tally climbed to 4,30,21,982 on Tuesday, while the number of active cases of the infection further declined to 15,378, according to the Union health ministry.
The death toll due to the viral disease has gone up to 5,21,070 with 35 more fatalities, the ministry’s data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases account for 0.04 per cent of the total caseload, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remained at 98.75 per cent, the ministry said, adding that a reduction of 481 cases was recorded in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.22 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.25 per cent, according to the health ministry.
A total of 5,77,559 tests were conducted to detect the infection in the last 24 hours. India has so far conducted over 78.79 crore COVID-19 tests.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has gone up to 4,24,85,534, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.21 per cent.
The number of Covid vaccine doses administered in the country so far has exceeded 183.53 crore.

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