Daily new COVID-19 positive tally eases to 18 in Manipur

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine beneficiaries in Manipur crossed one lakh on April 14.

Daily COVID-19 positive cases in Manipur eased to 18 on Thursday from 21 on Wednesday, while 10 more people recovered, according to the latest update from the health department.

No COVID-19 related deaths were reported on Thursday and the death toll remained 376, while the cumulative positive tally reached 29,579 cases, stated a release from the Common COVID-19 Control Room.

The release stated that the new cases included eight from Imphal West, three from Churachandpur and one each from Thoubal, Bishnupur, Kakching and Kangpokpi.

All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, Dr Kh Sasheekumar Mangang, Aditional director and spokesperson, Manipur Health Department, stated in the release.

The total number of recovered cases increased to 29,062 and the recovery rate dipped to 98.25 percent on Thursday from 98.27 per cent on Wednesday and 98.32 per cent on Tuesday. The number of active cases rose to 141 on Thursday from 133 on Wednesday and 118 on Tuesday, the release added.

In all, 5,90, 238 test results have been received, including the results of 849 tests received on Thursday, according to the state health department.

Air passengers who travelled on April 12 from Bangalore to Imphal by Indigo flights 6E-172  in rows 16-22 and on April 13 from Delhi to Imphal by flight AI-0889 in rows 16-22 are to inform the Common COVID-19 Control Room No 18003453818 or respective district surveillance officers immediately, the release added.

COVID Vaccination drive in Manipur April 14

As per the latest update by the health department, the total number of COVID-19 vaccine beneficiaries in the state crossed one lakh at 1,01,069 as 2,288 more people were vaccinated across the state on Wednesday. In all, 32,109 healthcare workers were reported vaccinated with COVID vaccine as of Wednesday.

There are no severe reactions or allergies or adverse event following the vaccination till date, and all who suffered from mild reactions and in homecare have recovered, the state department added.


First Published:April 15, 2021, 7:28 p.m.

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