131 central police personnel among 192 test positive for Covid-19

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Imphal: A total of 131 personnel from Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) were among 192 who were confirmed as new Covid-19 positive cases in Manipur on Saturday till 5 pm.

State’s Covid-19 common control room said in the past 24 hours, 61 persons from general population and 131 personnel from CAPF were confirmed as new Covid-19 positive cases.

The positive cases are from VRDL, RIMS – 41; JNIMS – 133; Raj Medicity – 2; DH Noney – 1; DH Thoubal – 5; Babina Diagnostics – 5; Advance Hospital – 2; Shija Hospital – 2; RIMS RAT -1. They are from Imphal West – 5; Thoubal – 5; Imphal East – 25; Senapati – 3; Noney – 8; Kakching – I; Kamjong -2; Chandel – 8; Bishnupur – 4.

Fifteen (Chandel – 6, Imphal East – 4, Kakching – 1, Kamjong – 2, Senapati – 2) out of the general population are returnees from other states and the rest 46 are locals without any significant travel history, the control room said.

They are being shifted to the Covid care facilities. All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place. The cumulative number of deaths is 13, it added.

It said in the past 24 hours, 78 persons were discharged.They are from CAPF (37), RIMS (5), JNIMS (8), DH Senapati (2), DH Ukhrul (1), DH Thoubal (1), NEILET Churachandpur (14), CCC Kasom Khullen (2), CCC Churachandpur Lanva (5) and RD Wing (3) after they were found Covid-19 free on RT PCR test.

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The cumulative number of positive cases is 4390 (general population —3309 and central security personnel – 1081). The cumulative number of discharged cases is 2438 (general population-2209 and central security personnel-229). The number of active cases is 1939 (general population-1087 and central security personnel – 852). The recovery rate is 55.53 percent, the control room informed.

For details and help, the control room provided helpline numbers— Hospitalisation Helpline Toll Free Number – 1800-103-2015 and Helpline Covid 19 Common Control Room Number —1800-345-3818.

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