nagaland COVID-19

  • Nagaland COVID-19: One year since lockdown
    Health workers reflect (Part-II) Atono Tsükrü Kense Kohima | March 28 At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic-an unprecedented public health emergency, physicians, nurses and other health workers across the state were working round the clock under immense pressure. As COVID-19 positive cases continued to rise and returnees started coming in thousands, there were instances where health workers broke down in tears, exhausted in the line of duty, and some were even read
  • Nagaland COVID-19 : With cases rising, state health authorities call for more caution
    99% cases among traced contacts in the past week Morung Express News Dimapur | February 13 The state Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), Department of Health and Family Welfare, on Saturday laid emphasis on following COVID-19 appropriate behaviors as positive cases continue to rise in Nagaland. Seven new COVID-19 cases were reported among traced contacts in Kohima on Saturday.  According to data released by the IDSP, seven other cases that had previously
  • Nagaland: 1 new COVID case, 12 recoveries
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 12 (MExN): One positive case of COVID-19 was detected in Nagaland on February 12, informed the Health Department’s daily bulletin today.  Meanwhile 12 new patients also recovered from the infection. With this, the total caseload of the State so far is 12,176 while the number of recoveries is 11,861 and the number of active cases has come down to 77.  The new case detected on Friday was a traced contact, informed the department. The positive case
  • Nagaland govt successful in taking measures for combating COVID-19: Gov
    Our Correspondent Kohima | February 12 Nagaland’s Governor RN Ravi today said that the state government was successful in taking various measures successfully “that were so vital for combating COVID-19.” In his address to 7th session of 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) here on February 12, Ravi said “The Government lost no time in planning and establishing testing facilities for COVID-19. We have now 3 (three) BSL labs and over a period of time we
  • Nagaland COVID: Numbers continue drop but positivity still high
    Morung Express News Dimapur | January 23 Nagaland reported 33 COVID-19 cases during the week (January 16-22), dropping to less than half of what was reported the previous week. 17 were traced contacts, 8 were armed forces personnel and 8 others were travelers.   It also marked the fifth consecutive time, the weekly case-total fell below hundred.   According to the weekly COVID roundup published by the state Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, Health &
  • Nagaland COVID-19: 37 new cases, 88 new recoveries
    DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 12 (MExN): 37 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Nagaland on November 12 taking the State’s tally to 9,615. The new cases reported today included 26 from Kohima, 9 from Dimapur and 1 each from Mon and Tuensang. This is out of 563 results which were received today.  27 of the new cases are traced contacts, 5 are returnees/travelers, 3 are from the armed forces and security forces and 2 are frontline workers.   Meanwhile 88 more patients have a
  • Nagaland COVID-19 cases breach 6K mark
    Morung Express News Dimapur | September 29 Weeks after crossing the 5000 threshold, Nagaland’s cases of COVID-19 infections breached the 6000 mark on September 29. Dimapur and Kohima registered 77 and 6 cases respectively on Tuesday, taking the State’s tally of COVID-19 cases to 6040. Armed forces/ Police accounted for 2,863 of the total cases in Nagaland while 1,488 cases were of returnees, 1,347 cases were traced contacts and 342 cases pertained to frontline wor
  • 84 new COVID-19 cases in Nagaland
    Dimapur, September 27 (MExN): A total of 84 COVID-19 positive cases were detected on September 27, with 71 cases in Dimapur, 9 in Kohima, 3 in Longleng and 1 in Mon. The total number of positive cases in the State as on Sunday was 5,946 according to the Nagaland COVID-19 bulletin issued by the State Health and Family Welfare department. As per the severity of symptoms, 1,022 active cases are asymptomatic, 14 active cases are mild, 4 active cases are moderate and 2 active cases are o
  • Nagaland: 21 new COVID-19 cases
    Morung Express News Dimapur | August 28  21 new positive cases were detected in Nagaland on August 28, taking the State’s tally to 3,805. Meanwhile, 115 more recoveries were also reported on the same day. The total number of recoveries in Nagaland now stands at 2,858, while the number of active cases as of August 28 is 929.  Of the new cases, Nagaland Health Minister, Pangnyu Phom informed that 10 are from Kohima, 7 from Dimapur, 2 from Zunheboto, and 1 each from
  • Wokha legislators review COVID-19 related activities
    Wokha, August 27 (MExN): Nagaland DY CM also in charge of Wokha district for COVID-19, Y Patton along with Advisor for Horticulture and Border Affairs, Mhathung Yanthan visited Wokha town on August 27.  A review meeting was held with the District Task Force (DTF) to assess and take stock of the situations and activities taken up related to COVID-19, stated a press release issued by the Media Cell, DY CMO office.  The recent activities and overall scenario of the distric
  • 54 fresh COVID-19 cases, 101 recoveries
    Kohima, August 16 (MExN): 54 fresh cases of COVID-19 were detected in Nagaland on Sunday out of 599 samples that were tested. Out of the new cases, 26 were from Kohima, 21 from Dimapur and seven were from Zunheboto, according to updates from Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom on Twitter. The minister also informed that necessary contact tracing processes have been activated and advised citizens to “Wear Mask, Keep Distance, Stay Safe.” As pe
  • Nagaland COVID-19 recoveries outnumber new cases for 2nd consecutive day
    Dimapur, August 17 (MExN): Nagaland registered 61 new COVID-19 positive cases on Monday, taking the state’s tally to 3,455.  Out of the new COVID-19 cases, 34 were from Dimapur, 24 from Kohima, two from Zunheboto and one from Mokokchung.  Confirming the detection of the new positive cases on Twitter, Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom said the new cases have been detected out of 577 samples tests. The Minister informed that “necess
  • Nagaland: 87 new cases detected, tally stands at 3,118
    Dimapur, August 12 (MExN): Nagaland registered 87 new COVID-19 positive cases on Wednesday, taking the state’s tally to 3,118. Out of the new cases, 48 were from Dimapur, 35 from Kohima, three from Zunheboto and one from Wokha.  Confirming the news of the detection of new positive cases on Twitter, Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom said the new cases have been detected out of 614 samples tests. The Minister informed that “necessary contact t
  • Nagaland: Armed Forces account for 44.8% COVID-19 cases
    Morung Express News Dimapur | August 9 Despite the government’s decision to restrict the movement of armed forces into Nagaland till September, the surge in COVID-19 cases among armed forces in the state does not seem to decline. Out of the 93 new cases reported on Sunday, 42 were from the Armed Forces, while the rest were returnees, traced contacts and frontline workers. Out of the total 2781 COVID-19 positive cases reported in Nagaland till August 9, Security Forces a
  • Elderly couple overcome COVID-19 in Nagaland
    •    Death Review Committee confirms 6 deaths  •    31 new cases reported, State tally at 2688 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.  In what could be the best news yet for a COVID-19 hit state, a 93-year-old man and his wife, aged 79, beat the odds returned home after succes
  • 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
  • Nagaland: 104 new COVID-19 cases detected
    DIMAPUR, AUGUST 2 (MExN): 104 new COVID-19 cases were detected in Nagaland on August 2. Of the new cases, 62 are from Dimapur, 17 from Kohima, 5 from Wokha, 18 from Zunheboto and 1 each from Mon and Phek.  The total number of cases in the State now stands at 1,935, of which 1,279 are active cases. 648 people have recovered while two cases have migrated. From the total number of cases, data from the Health Department informed that 946 are returnees, 692 from the armed forces, 13
  • Nikos Hospital to resume services from Aug 3; Zion Hospital suspends services
    Dimapur, August 1 (MExN): All services like OPD, emergency/casualty, in-patient admission, etc., at the Nikos Hospital and Research Centre, Dimapur, would be resumed from August 3, hospital authorities informed on Saturday. Earlier, the hospital was sealed after two patients admitted in its Intensive Care Unit tested positive for COVID-19. Tracing, isolation and testing of all contacts were carried out following proper protocol under guidance of the health department, a release f
  • Questions over credibility of medical department in tackling COVID-19 in Dimapur
    Dimapur, August 2 (MExN): The Ao Senso Telongjem Dimapur (ASTD) on Sunday expressed its dissatisfaction over the manner in which the medical fraternity and concerned authority, especially the COVID-19 Hospital Dimapur has been handling COVID-19 patients and COVID-19 test for other patients at the COVID-19 Hospital. The ASTD observed that in the recent past that only after a person’s death, COVID-19 is either being tested or confirmed positive. It further added that “T
  • Nagaland reports highest single day spike of 138 COVID-19 cases
    Morung Express News Dimapur | August 1 Nagaland on Saturday reported its highest single-day spike of 138 COVID-19 cases, taking the total to 1831 in the state.  “The positive persons are receiving medical care at the designated COVID-19 Hospitals and COVID-19 Care Centres,” informed an update from the State’s Principal Secretary for Home, Abhijit Sinha. Active surveillance and contact tracing is also in progress to prevent further spreading of the infec