158 more persons test COVID-19 positive in Manipur, tally surges to 1,20,584

Manipur reported one COVID-19 death on Thursday.


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COVID-19 confirmed caseload in Manipur on Thursday surged to 1,20,584 with the addition of 158 new positive cases, including two Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) personnel, according to the latest update by the state health department.  

The new COVID-19 positive cases were among the 2,320 test results received on Thursday and the daily positivity rate is 6.8 per cent, the health department stated.

The positive cases from the general population included 34 from Imphal East, 72 from Imphal West, two from Thoubal, eight from Bishnupur, two from Kakching, six from Ukhrul, 12 from Churachandpu r, two from Chandel, two from Senapati, one from Tengnoupal, four from Pherzawl, seven from Kamjong and four from Kangpokpi, a release issued by the state COVID-19 Common Control Room stated.

All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the release stated.

The death toll also surged to 1,855 with one more fatality reported from Kamjong district. The deceased had comorbidities and was not vaccinated, it stated.

A total of 101 persons were discharged on Thursday, taking the  cumulative number of recovered cases to 1,1 6,466. With the new recoveries,  the number of COVID-19 active cases in the state is 2,263, while the recovery rate is 96.58 per cent, as of Thursday, as per the release.

Meanwhile, a total of 1,033 D-type Oxygen cylinders and 228 B-type Oxygen cylinders have been made available to different health facilities of the state in the last 24 hours.

The cumulative number of doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in the state has reached 16,99,995 (First dose: 12,23,272 and second dose: 4,76,723), according to the update. 

According to the release, there are 437 vacant general beds and 109 ICU/HDU beds of COVID-19 in seven hospitals of Manipur.

In CMC, Koirengei (Contact No. 9612636004/9612905628) there are 28 vacant general beds and eight ICU/HDU beds;  in Iboyaima Hospital, Singjamei (Contact No.7005436870/ 9612022125) there are 25 vacant general beds and five ICU/HDU beds; in Jivan Hospital, Kakching (Contact No. 9366034272/ 7085348366) there are 20 vacant general beds and five ICU/HDU beds; in Shija Hospital (Contact No. 9436807346/7005125158) there are 54 vacant general beds and 38 ICU/HDU beds; in Raj Medicity (Contact No.7005105552/9366496411) there are 74 vacant general beds and 24 ICU/HDU beds, in RIMS (Contact No. 7640862396) there are 197 vacant general beds and 23 ICU/HDU beds and in JNIMS (Contact No. 8837342526) there are 39 general beds and eight ICU/HDU, it mentioned.

First Published:Sept. 30, 2021, 7:46 p.m.

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