Nagaland’s active Covid-19 caseload increases to 136; India registers over 1 lakh new cases
India’s total active cases stand at 7,41,830 and 478 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours
Eastern Mirror Desk
Dimapur, March 5 (EMN): Nagaland recorded two fresh Covid-19 cases on Monday, taking the number of actives caseload to 136 and tally to 12365.
The minister of Health and Family Welfare, S Pangnyu Phom, informed through an update that one Covid cases each were reported in Dimapur and Tuensang in the last 24 hours.
The state has registered 11980 recoveries and 81 deaths so far. Kohima accounts for 123 asymptomatic active cases in the state, Dimapur has 11 and Tuensang has two cases.
Meanwhile, India’s daily caseload continued to rise as 1,03,558 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours with eight states — Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab – accounting for 81.90%, increasing the country’s Covid tally to 1,25,89,067 (approximately 1.25 crore).
Maharashtra reported the highest daily new cases at 57,074 (55.11%), followed by Chhattisgarh with 5,250 and Karnataka 4,553, according to the Union Health ministry.
The country’s total active cases stand at 7,41,830. A total of 478 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours and 52,847 recoveries registered, taking the cumulative recoveries to 1,16,82,136 at 92.8% recovery rate.
Twelve states and Union Territories, including Nagaland didn’t report any Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours.
In terms of vaccination, 7,91,05,163 (approximately 7.91 crore) vaccine doses have been administered till 7 am on Monday. These include 90,09,353 HCWs (1st dose), 53,43,493 HCWs (2nd dose), 97,37,850 FLWs (1st dose) and 41,33,961 FLWs (2nd Dose) and 4,99,31,635 (1st Dose) and 9,48,871 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged more than 45 years.