Covid-19 infects 785 people, claims 8 lives, frees 476 patients


Imphal: In 24 hours Covid-19 claimed eight lives and infected 785 persons while 476 Covid patients were recovered in Manipur.

The death cases belonged to Imphal West (4), Imphal East (1), Kakching (1), Kangpokpi (1) and Chandel (1).

The fresh positive cases were from Imphal East (114), Imphal West (309), Thoubal (62), Bishnupur (62), Kakching (52), Ukhrul (20), Churachandpur (65), Chandel (14), Senapati (11), Tamenglong (22), Tengnoupal (1), Kangpokpi (2), Jiribam (34) Noney (4) and CAPF (13).

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The positivity rate was 9.7 percent on Tuesday.

Out of the recovered 476 persons 309 were from home isolation, 30 from RIMS (20) and JNIMS (10) and the rest 137 were from other Covid care facilities.

The cumulative number of deaths is 998. The cumulative number of positive cases is 61,096. The number of active cases is 8,744. The recovery rate is 84.05 percent, Manipur Covid-19 common control room said on Tuesday.

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In the last 24 hours, a total of 1621 D-type oxygen cylinders and 441 B-type oxygen cylinders have been made available to different health facilities of Manipur. District hospitals and government institutions have 369D,76B filled cylinders out of these Bishnupur (65D,2B), Chandel(31D,7B), Churachandpur (71D,OB), Senapati (32D,OB), Thoubal (68D, 19B) Ukhrul (22D,5B), Tamenglong (37D,17B), Moreh(23D,5B) Kanijong(.3D,1B), Kangpokpi (4D,OB), Kakching (5D,18B), Noney (2D,OB) and Pherzawl (6D,2B), it added.

So far 472857 persons have been vaccinated in Manipur.


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