• India rounding the curve but no let up in the Americas & graph undulation in Europe
    Morung Express News Dimapur | November 1  Even as India’s COVID-19 graph made a gradual dip in October, case detection saw resurgence in other parts of the word, especially in Europe.  According to the state Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), Health & Family Welfare (H&FW), the past week recorded the maximum number of infections, worldwide, in a single week. As on November 1, the worldwide case total was over 4.6cr with 5 lakh-plus cases be
  • Nagaland COVID-19 tally crosses 8K mark
    Morung Express News Dimapur | October 20 Barely a week after crossing the 7K mark on October 11, the tally of COVID-19 infections in Nagaland crossed the 8000 mark on Tuesday. 67 new COVID-19 cases were registered on October 20, taking the State’s tally to 8020. Dimapur had 38 new cases while Kohima had 13, Tuensang had 11 and Mon registered 5 cases respectively, according to State Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom. Meanwhile, 60 recoveries were reported on Tuesday with
  • COVID-19: Trend indicates shift towards community spread
    Avoid social events, crowding, do not become youthful spreaders Morung Express News Dimapur | October 17 Doubling time may have extended to 56 days from 14 days but Nagaland continued to report a rising COVID-19 positivity rate. Moreover, recent trend strongly points to a shift towards community spread.  The State Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), Health & Family Welfare, in its latest weekly COVID-19 report, released on October 17, stated, “The
  • Nagaland: Traced contacts surpasses returnees in case contribution
    Morung Express News Dimapur | October 10 The department of Health & Family Welfare (H&FW), Nagaland reiterated its concern about the young population spreading COVID-19 to the vulnerable (older) age group. In its weekly Nagaland COVID-19 report/analysis, the state Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), H&FW, reaffirmed what it has been stating the past few months i.e. majority of the total confirmed cases are young with a median age not surpassing the 30s (pr
  • Nagaland: Positivity makes steady climb as detection decreases
    •    Testing improves to 37.58 per 1000 •    Recovery rate crosses 80 percent Morung Express News Dimapur | September 26 The COVID-19 positivity rate continued a steady climb in Nagaland even as the overall detection showed a decreasing trend. As per the latest COVID trend data in Nagaland published by the state Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, Department of Health & Family Welfare on September 26, the positivity rate fe
  • Record 310 new COVID-19 cases in Nagaland
    Dimapur, September 11 (MExN): Nagaland recorded the highest single-day spike in the number of COVID-19 cases with 310 new cases on Friday.   As per updates from the state Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, 164 of the new cases were detected from armed forces personnel, 66 from returnees/travelers and 80 from traced contacts. With the new cases, the state’s total tally of infections is now at 4,946 with 3,791 recoveries. The state now has 1,134 active cases o
  • 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