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  • Nagaland: Government relents, rolls back COVID cess on fuel
    Morung Express News Dimapur | September 23 After much uproar against the COVID-19 cess on petroleum products, the Government of Nagaland has informed of its decision to revoke the cess. The decision was taken in the State Cabinet meeting held on September 23, informed a press release by the Government.  Levied from April 29 earlier this year, the COVID cess increased the prices of diesel and petrol by Rs 5 and Rs 6 a litre respectively, “in addition to existing rat
  • Nagaland’s COVID tally breaches 4000-mark, drastic decline in positivity rates
    Morung Express News  Dimapur | September 1 The COVID-19 cases in Nagaland crossed the 4000-mark, with the confirmation of 53 new infections from the virus on Tuesday, official updates informed. The total tally of infections in the state now stands at 4,003, on the 100th day after the State reported its first positive cases on May 25.  According to Twitter updates from Nagaland Minister for Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) S Pangnyu Phom, the state also reported
  • COVID-19: Active cases fall below 900-mark in Nagaland
    Dimapur, August 31 (MExN):  Nagaland’s total number of active COVID-19 cases remained below the 900-mark, with 28 new cases and 41 new recoveries reported on Monday. According to official updates, 14 of the new active cases were from Dimapur, 10 from Kiphire and four from Kohima. Among the new cases, 19 were from the armed forces out of which 12 were from Dimapur and seven from Kiphire. Five of the new cases were returnees—three from Kiphire and two from Dimapur.
  • COVID-19: No change in doubling time in Nagaland
    Test rate rises to 26 per 1000   Morung Express News  Dimpaur | August 22 The doubling time of COVID-19 cases remained unchanged at 14 days as it was the week before, as per the weekly COVID-19 analysis released by the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Nagaland on August 22.  Despite this, the state reported only 297 cases during the past week, less than half of the 667 cases reported in the second week of Au
  • COVID-19 recovery rate increases to 59.5% in Nagaland
    16 new cases, 92 recoveries on Aug 22 Morung Express News Dimapur | August 22 The COVID-19 recovery rate in Nagaland has improved considerably in with the State reporting more recoveries throughout the week. As compared to last week’s 36% as per the Nagaland COVID-19 weekly bulletin, the State’s recovery rate has increased to 59.5% as on August 22. Continuing the trend of daily recoveries exceeding positive cases, Nagaland reported 92 recoveries against 16 new
  • Recoveries continue to surpass COVID-19 positive cases in Nagaland
    Dimapur, August 18 (MExN): A total of 65 COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Nagaland on August 18, taking the state’s tally to 3520. Out of the 65 cases, 37 were Armed Forces, 11 Frontline Workers, 9 traced contacts and 8 returnees.  The number of recoveries were however higher on Tuesday as 134 recoveries was registered. According to an update from State Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom, the recovered patients were from Dimapur (79), Kohima (36) and Zunheboto (
  • 87 fresh COVID-19 cases take Nagaland's total tally to 3118
    Morung Express News  Dimapur | August 12 A total of 87 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported from Nagaland on August 12 taking the State’s total tally to 3118. “87 new +ve cases of COVID-19 have been detected out of 614 samples tested,” Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter.  The new cases include 48 from Dimapur, 35 from Kohima, 3 from Zunheboto and 1 from Wokha. “Necessary contact tracing have
  • COVID-19: 230 new cases take Nagaland’s tally above 3000
    Morung Express News  Dimapur | August 10 The COVID-19 cases in Nagaland crossed the 3000-mark with the confirmation of 231 new infections from the virus on August 10, official updates informed.   “Out of 828 samples tested, 230 new +ve cases have been detected,” Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter Monday afternoon.  The new cases included 104 from Dimapur, 104 from Kohima, 18 from Mon and 4 from P
  • Nagaland DoHFW issues guidelines on rational use of COVID-19 testing
    Kohima, August 8 (MExN): In order to sustain the fight against COVID-19 pandemic, it is pertinent to utilize the resources optimally, effectively and rationally. Considering the unfolding challenges the Department of Health & Family Welfare (DoHFW) has issued the following guideline on rational use of COVID-19 Testing as given below, for strict adherence & compliance by all concerned stakeholders with immediate effect:  •    Testing criteria shall be
  • Couple, aged 93 and 79, beat COVID-19 in Nagaland
    Morung Express News Dimapur | August 8 Globally, elderly patients are considered to be at high risk of fatality from COVID-19, due to many factors, including pre-existing medical conditions.  But there was good news from Nagaland on Saturday as an elderly couple has recovered from the infections at the COVID-19 hospital in District Hospital Phek, according to state health officials. The unnamed couple was discharged in the presence of the Deputy Commissioner Phek an
  • COVID-19: Nagaland reports 94 fresh cases; total at 2499
    Morung Express News Kohima | August 5 Nagaland reported 94 new cases on August 5, taking the total COVID-19 tally in the State to 2499. "94 new +ve cases have been confirmed out of 455 samples tested. 89 from Dimapur & 5 from Kohima," Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter.  "Necessary contact tracing have been activated and all primary contacts are under self isolation," he  added.  With this the COVID-
  • A Timeline: How Nagaland got to 2000 COVID-19 cases
    Morung Express News Dimapur | August 3 On Monday, Nagaland witnessed the highest daily surge in COVID-19 cases with 194 new infections to cross the 2000 threshold. The state logged the first 1000 cases on July 20.  Analysis of Nagaland’s pandemic trajectory so far since the official registration of the first cases on May 25 suggested that the infection rates have been burgeoning, particularly from July 23, with days taken to cross each successive hundred becoming s
  • ‘Death Review Committee’ constituted in Nagaland 
    Atono Tsükrü Kense  Kohima | August 3 The Directorate of Health and Family Welfare (DoHFW), Nagaland has constituted a ‘COVID-19 Death Review Committee’ to review and ascertain the causes and circumstances leading to the death, amid confusion over its classification.  The Death Review Committee, constituted on July 28, comprises of a 9-member team of doctors with subject experts including forensics, pathologist, physician, microbiologist and oth
  • COVID-19: Nagaland registers over new 100 cases for third consecutive day
    Morung Express News Dimapur | August 2 Nagaland has registered 100 COVID-19 cases for the third consecutive day with the detection of 104 new infections on Sunday, taking the State’s total tally to 1935.  “Tested 383 samples for COVID-19, out of which 104 cases came out positive,” Nagaland Health and Family welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter Sunday evening.   Out of the total fresh cases, 62 were reported from Dimapur, 18 fr
  • COVID-19 in Nagaland: 48 fresh cases as surges continue to rise in Dimapur, Kohima
    Morung Express News  Dimapur | July 30 A total of 48 fresh COVID-19 cases were register from Nagaland on Thursday taking the total tally to 1561 as infection from the virus continue to surge in particularly in Kohima and Dimapur.  As per the latest information shared by a state health authority, all the new cases reported in the State on July 30 were from the two cities. “Tested 516 samples for COVID-19, out of which 48 cases came out positive. 32 cases in Dim
  • COVID-19 in Nagaland: 53 new cases take total tally above 1500
    Morung Express News  Dimapur | July 29 With another big spike of 53 fresh COVID-19 cases, the total tally in Nagaland crossed the 1500- mark (1513) Wednesday afternoon, according to updates by State health authorities.  “53 new cases of COVID-19 have been detected out of 453 test results received,” State Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter.   Out of the total new cases, 28 were reported from Dimapur, 19 from Kohim
  • Nagaland’s COVID-19 tally at 1460 with 2nd highest daily spike of 75 cases
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 28 Nagaland on Tuesday posted its second highest single-day of 75 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the total State’s tally to 1460. Out of 75 new cases, as many as 51 were reported from State capital, Kohima, while the rest were from Dimapur, Phek, Wokha, Mon, Dimapur and Tuensang.  The highest single-day day surge was reported in the State on July 23 with 90 new cases and the previous 2nd highest daily spike was on July 13 at 7
  • COVID-19: 45 fresh cases in Nagaland
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 27 Nagaland witnessed another big surge in daily COVID-19 cases Monday morning with 45 new infections from the virus.  “45 new cases of COVID-19 have been detected out of 335 test results received,” Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter. The new cases included 23 from Kohima, 14 from Dimapur and 8 from Mon district, he added.  With this, the status as of 11:59AM, July 27 sto
  • Ten persons outside QCs test positive in Kohima
    Morung Express News Kohima | July 27 10 out of 23 people testing positive for COVID-19 Kohima on July 27 were outside quarantine centres, State Nodal Officer for IDSP, Dr Nyan Kikon informed today. The rest (13) were from QCs. The official also confirmed that the ten cases are part of contacts traced from previous positive cases and "still comes under local transmission." "This virus is very unpredictable, the way it moves. Some people who are in close contact
  • COVID-19: Another 50 fresh cases take Nagaland's tally to 1339
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 26  Nagaland saw another big daily spike in COVID-19 cases on Sunday with detection of 50 new cases.  “50 new cases of COVID-19 have been detected out of 328 test results received,” State Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter. The new cases included 28 from Kohima, 13 from Mon and 9 in Dimapur, he added.  With this, the Nagaland COVID status as of 12:52 PM on July 26 stood at: Pos