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|
Total doses administered to frontline workers, healthcare workers and persons above 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|
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
12 May 2021: Nuklu Phom from Nagaland wins Whitley Awards 2021
Nuklu Phom from Nagaland wins Whitley Awards 2021 under ‘Sustainable communities‘ category.
Whitley Awards 2021 is presented by UK-based Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN). The Award is also known as the ‘Green Oscar’, the award gives each winner £40,000 to scale their existing projects. The Whitley Award is one of the most important recognitions among people doing conservation work.
He is the only Indian to receive the award this year. Previous winners from include Purnima Barman, Aparajita Datta, M.D. Madhusudan and Romulus Whitaker. Nuklu’s co-laureates this year includes six others from South Africa, Kenya, Brazil and Agentina.
Nuklu Phom is a 48-year-old conservationist from the Longleng, Nagaland. He is the team leader of Lemsachenlok, an organization working for bio-diversity conservation since 2007. Lemsachenlok organization was honoured with India Biodiversity Awards in 2018 for their work in the conservation of wild species.
Congratulations to Nuklu Phom the only person from India to win the prestigious #WhitleyAwards 2021 for his work; "Establishing a biodiversity peace corridor'.
The award is one of the world’s leading prizes for grassroots conservation. My best wishes for all his future endeavours pic.twitter.com/ypfE6PyIwb
— Neiphiu Rio (@Neiphiu_Rio) May 13, 2021
Read more about him and his works:
- Establishing a biodiversity peace corridor in Nagaland
- Naga Man Wins ‘Green Oscar’ For Conservation Efforts
17 May 2021: Nagaland gets its first PSA oxygen plant at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima
Nagaland got its first Pressure Swing Absorption (PSA) oxygen generation plant at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima on May 17, 2021. The plant was inaugurated by Minister of Health and Family Welfare, S Pangyu Phom.
The PSA plant at NHAK has a capacity of 300 Liters per Minute (LPM).
22 May 2021: Khonoma Nature Conservation and Tragopan Sanctuary (KNCTS) awarded India Biodiversity Award 2021
Khonoma Nature Conservation and Tragopan Sanctuary (KNCTS) awarded the prestigious India Biodiversity Award 2021 under Sustainable Use of Biological Resources.
Congratulations to Khonoma Nature Conservation & Tragopan Sanctuary (KNCTS) on winning the #IndiaBiodiversityAwards2021 under the category 'Sustainable Use of Biological Resources" by @moefcc. Proud of KNCTS for its community-led initiatives & best wishes for future endeavours. pic.twitter.com/mjvD0ZUYGZ
— Neiphiu Rio (@Neiphiu_Rio) May 23, 2021
27 May 2021: Genesis Pharma – Nagaland’s first online pharmacy app launched
Nagaland’s first online pharmacy app by the name ‘Genesis Pharma’ was launched by Jacob Zhimomi, Minister PHED on 27th May 2021 at Dimapur. The service will allow users to order medicines and wellness products online by uploading prescriptions. Presently, the service is available in Dimapur, and plans to expand to other districts in phase wise manner.
Genesis Pharma app is available on Google Play – Download Here.