775 positive for Covid-19 out of 8944 samples


Imphal: A total of 775 persons were confirmed positive for Covid-19 out of test result of 8944 samples released on Wednesday, in Manipur.

The Covid positivity rate was 8.66 percent.

The positive cases belonged to Imphal East (165), Imphal West (237), Thoubal (112), Bishnupur (48), Kakching (57), Ukhrul (1), Churachandpur (109), Chandel (10), Senapati (8), Tamenglong (1), Tengnoupal (4), Kangpokpi (13), Jiribam (8) and Noney (2).

A total of seven Covid-19 related deaths were reported. Of them, three belonged to Imphal West and one each to Imphal East, Churachandpur, Kakching and Thoubal.

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The cumulative number of deaths is 915, state Covid-19 common control room said.

“Today, 602 persons were discharged, out of which 367 are from home isolation, 15 are from RIMS (7) and JNIMS (8) and the rest 220 are from other Covid care facilities,” it said.

The cumulative number of positive cases is 57,351. The number of active cases is 9,307. The recovery rate is 82.17 percent, it added.

It said in the last 24 hours, a total of 1401 D-type oxygen cylinders and 552B- type oxygen cylinders have been made available to different health facilities of Manipur.

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Ar per the latest information 441745 persons have been vaccinated.


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