Nagaland’s COVID-19

  • Case-detection reduces but has it peaked yet?
    Morung Express News Dimapur | August 21 Today included, Nagaland’s COVID-19 graph has been quite comforting the past week. From a single-day high of 276 positive cases (out of 735 samples) on August 4, a significant reduction in case detection has been observed since then. The second single-day high of 230 cases was recorded on August 10, after which the state has witnessed largely double digit cases, except on August 14— a day that saw 154 cases.  It looks reas
  • COVID-19: The question mark over cause of death
    Atono Tsükrü Kense Kohima | August 2 Nagaland’s COVID-19 graph has been on a rapid upward trend the past week with as many as 4 deaths reported officially, till date. One perplexing question however has been attributing ‘cause of death’ with no conclusive medical consensus.  The Department of Health & Family Welfare has classified one of the 4 deaths as “as COVID-19 positive but not due to COVID-19” and described another as having
  • Recovery rate dips below 40% but doubling time widens
    •    772 front-liners in facility quarantine •    3809 persons in home quarantine  •    Dmr, Mon, Kma with the most number of persons in quarantine Morung Express News Dimapur | August 1 Nagaland’s COVID-19 recovery rate went below 40 percent during the past week. The weekly bulletin, released by the state Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), Department of Health & Family Welfare, on August
  • Nagaland’s COVID-19 tally reaches 902
    Dimapur, July 15 (MExN): Six more persons from Dimapur tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday taking the state's tally of confirmed cases to 902. The new cases were reported out of 170 samples that were sent for testing, according to updates from Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom on Twitter. The Minister further informed that the state also recorded two recoveries on July 15 with – one each from Kohima and Dimapur. “We are monitorin
  • Community support gives boost to fight against COVID-19 in Nagaland
    Various organizations, churches volunteer to provide meal to returnees in quarantine centers    Vishü Rita Krocha Kohima | May 25 While considering itself as the mother of all children especially of those in Kohima, Angamimiapfu Mechu Krotho wanted to provide meals sprinkled with mother’s love for those in the quarantine centres. Having taken this decision, they started looking for pigs, knowing that the inmates would definitely like pork. “It
  • NDRF sanitises entire NLA premises
    KOHIMA, MAY 25 (MExN): In preparation for the series of various Assembly Committee meetings scheduled from May 27, the NDRF sanitized the entire Nagaland Legislative Assembly premises today on May 25.  A press release from the NLA secretariat informed that this precautionary exercise will continue as and when any important function in the Assembly Secretariat is organized.  The Assembly Secretariat expresses its gratitude to the NDRF Team as also to the Health &
  • 3 positive cases detected in Nagaland
    Morung Express News Dimapur | May 25   Nagaland officially entered the list of Corona affected states on May 25 after 3 Chennai returnees tested positive.   Principal Secretary, Health & Family Welfare, Menukhol John made the announcement at a press conference today in Kohima.   Two were from Dimapur and one from Kohima. According to John, one was asymptomatic, while the other two displayed mild symptoms.    He said that contact tra
  • Latest results keep Nagaland’s COVID-19 free status intact
    Kohima, May 24 (MExN): As of 3:00 pm on Sunday, a total of 1001 samples from Nagaland have tested negative for COVID-19. 1066 suspected samples have been sent for COVID testing from the state so far and results for 65 samples are awaited.  Meanwhile, 31 samples have been tested by Truenat, all of which have tested negative.    104 reach Dimapur on Sunday Meanwhile, a late update from the DIPR informed that a total of 104 returnees reached Dimapur on various m