Imphal: Nine more Covid-19 positive cases were reported in Manipur on Monday while one returned from Tanzania was confirmed of Omicron variant.
“A male returnee from Tanzania has been confirmed Omicron Covid-I9 positive at IBSD, Imphal. He and all his primary contacts are currently under medical supervision,” Manipur Covid-19 common control room said.
The contagion claimed one more life from Imphal West. The death cases rose to 2002.
“The death person had co-morbidities and had 2nd dose of Covid vaccine,” the control room said.
The new positive cases belonged to Imphal East (3), Imphal West (5) and Uldtrul (1).
A total of 12 Covid patients were recovered and discharged on Monday.
The cumulative number of positive cases was 1,25,732. The number of active cases was 178. The recovery rate was 98.27 percent.
As on Sunday the cumulative vaccine doses administered was 2296560 (1st dose of 1319344 and 2nd dose of 977216).