Manipur Covid-19 death toll rises to 93; Imphal East logs highest single-day spike of 132

A total number of 230 more positive patients pushed Manipur's Covid-19 confirmed tally to 13,556 cases on Monday.

COVID-19 in Manipur claimed two more lives and affected 230 more positive patients, including seven personnel of the Central Armed Police Force, on Monday. The new Covid-19 positive cases pushed the state's Covid-19 confirmed tally to 13,556 cases, while the death toll rose to 93, according to official data.

The two deaths were reported from JNIMS, one from Imphal East (47) and the other from Imphal West (53), a 5 pm release from the COVID-19 Common Control Room stated.

​The positive cases from the general population included 36 from Imphal West, 132 from Imphal East, one each from Chandel, Kakching, Jiribam and Kangpokpi, three from Bishnupur, seven from Thoubal, two from Bishnupur, four from Churachandpur, six from Tamenglong, two from Ukhrul, and three from Noney, the release added.

Only three patients from Imphal East are returnees while the rest are locals without any significant travel history. They are being shifted to the Covid Care facilities, the release stated, adding that all necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place.

Meanwhile, the release also stated that 203 more patients have been discharged after they were found negative for Coronavirus on RT-PCR testing. With it, the cumulative number of recovered cases is 10,707 (General Population 8,518 and Central Security Personnel - 2,189). The number of active cases is 2756 (General Population - 2,406 and Central Security Personnel - 350). The recovery rate is 78.98 per cent.

The helpline number 24x7: Covid Common Control Room Number-1800-345-3818..



First Published:Oct. 12, 2020, 7:14 p.m.

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