With the coming of the second wave of COVID-19, Nagaland seems more or less prepared. With the recent spread of the virus in almost every district, there seems to be an air of uneasiness dominating the Naga skies.
According to the latest report, Nagaland has a total of 13,569 Covid-19 cases including 952 active cases.
Meanwhile, District Task Force (DTF) has been set up in each and every district to combat and curb the spread of the virus. However, even with the strict guidelines, awareness programs and strong preventive measures being taken to prevent the spread of the virus, which is rapidly increasing every day.
Of the total 952 COVID-19 positive patients, 32 have recently recovered taking the total number of recovered patients to 12, 183. Also, Nagaland health officials have attributed the recent surge in COVID-19 positive cases to the returnees from outside the state and due to public carelessness as well.
And since the COVID-19 positive cases in Nagaland are just picking pace, the health officials along with the state officials seems nonchalant in combating the virus.
Nagaland, vaccination drive has been fairing really well despite the rumors being spread about the deaths caused by the vaccines.However, with the shortage of oxygen across the country and with the surge in fatalities, concerns are being raised as to whether Nagaland will also meet the same fate.
As per the latest reports, at least 15 patients are on ventilators battling for their life in Nagaland. As compared to other states of India, Nagaland has no reports of scarcity in oxygen and there are no reports of negligence both from the state and health officials.
With the recent developments in the state of Nagaland, the vaccination drive has been carried despite the rumors being spread about the deaths caused by the vaccines.
Both the health and state officials have urged the public to get vaccinated at the earliest in order to prevent the further spread of the deadly virus in the state.
And for those people who are willing to enter the state of Nagaland, kindly check the latest government updates as there are no restrictions for those with COVID-19 negative results.