17 more expired of Covid-19, 666 confirmed positive, 358 recovered


Imphal: Manipur recorded highest number of recovery from Covid-19 of 358 on Wednesday while 17 succumbed and 666 tested positive in 24 hours.

The total number of discharged persons is 358. They belonged to CAPF (12), home isolation (269), RIMS (3), JNIMS (12), RD Wing (12), BB (9), SHRI (15), CCC Bishnupur (5), CCC Ukhrul (10) and CCC Churachandpur (11), Manipur Covid-19 common control room said on Wednesday.

The new positive cases belonged to Imphal East (171), Imphal West (252), Thoubal (34), Bishnupur (48), Kakching (60), Ukhrul (15), Churachandpur (43), Chandel (3), Senapati (13), Tamenglong (4), Kangpokpi (6), Kamjong (2), Tengnoupal (1) Noney (7) and CAPF (7).

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All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the control room said.

In the last 24 hours, 17 persons aged 57 years (female, Imphal West), 69 years (male, Imphal East), 67 years (male, Imphal East), 81 years (male, Churachandpur), 51 years (male, Churachandpur), 55 years (male, Thoubal), 64 years (male, Imphal East), 55 years (male, Imphal East), 56 years (male, Imphal West), 54 years (male, Bishnupur), 58 years (male, Imphal East), 74 years (male, Imphal East), 67 years (female, Imphal East), 64 years (male, Kakching), 84 years (female, Imphal West), 76 years (female, Thoubal), and 65 years (male, Imphal East) expired at Shija Hospital (3), DH Churachandpur (2), DH Thoubal (1), Raj Medicity (1), RIMS (4) and JNIMS (6) hospital respectively. The cumulative number of deaths is 526, it added.

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The cumulative number of positive cases is 37,036 , number of active cases is 5272 and the recovery rate is 84.34 percent, the control room said.

As per latest information 282958 persons have been vaccinated against Covid-19.


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