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Nagaland Current Affairs Digest – May 2021

1 May 2021: More than 2 lakh COVID-19 doses administrated in Nagaland as on 30 April 2021

As per data from COVID-19 WEEKLY BULLETIN of DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE’s INTEGRATED DISEASE SURVEILLANCE PROGRAMME (KOHIMA), 2,06,014 doses have been administered across the state as on 30th April 2021.

As per the data released, the district-wise total doses administered is as given below:

District Total doses administered
Dimapur 61,149
Kohima 32,581
Mokokchung 23,471
Mon 19,312
Phek 14,197
Wokha 12,962
Tuensang 12,553
Zunheboto 10,929
Peren 6,908
Longleng 6,708
Kiphire 5,244
State 2,06,014

Total doses administered to frontline workers, healthcare workers and persons abve 45 years are as follows:

Category Total doses administered
45 years and above 1st dose 99,090
45 years and above 2nd dose 7,730
Healthcare workers 1st Dose 14,755
Healthcare workers 2nd Dose 9,721
Frontline workers 1st Dose 50,284
Frontline workers 2nd Dose 24,434
Total 2,06,014

Nagaland is yet to start vaccination for 18-45 age category due to vaccine supply shortage.

The CFR (Case Fatality Rate) among 45 years and above is high at 2.6% which is worrisome.

The median age of Covid deaths is 53 years (range: 24-90 years).

Total deaths due to COVID-19 in Nagaland till date stands at 94, out of which 68 are male and 26 are female, as per the report.

Most active COVID-19 cases in Nagaland are reported from Dimapur district followed by Kohima.


1 May 2021: Nagaland to receive 30,220 COVID-19 vaccines – Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW)

Nagaland to receive another 30,220 COVID-19 vaccines ‘free of cost’ in the first fortnight of May, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) on 1 May 2021. This is in addition to 3, 26,440 vaccines received from the Centre earlier.

As per data provided by the MOHFW in a press release via the Press Information Bureau-

Total vaccines provided to Nagaland: 3, 26,440
Total consumed: 2, 07,379, inclusive of wastage @ 4.14% (arund 13481 doses)
Balance: 1, 19,061
Yet to received: 30,220


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