Manipur's COVID-19 caseload crosses 60000-mark, but daily positive tally continues to dip

In all, 459 more people tested positive for COVID-19, while 16 more patients succumbed to the illness, as per the latest updates

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Manipur continued to witness a downtrend in daily COVID-19 tally as Monday reported 459 new positive cases, including seven security personnel, a fall from Sunday's tally of 530 new positive cases, while the total number of confirmed cases crossed the 60000-mark. The death toll increased by 16 to 990, as per the latest update by the state health department.

In the last 24 hours, Imphal West district reported four COVID-19 deaths, the highest in the state, followed by Imphal East, Churachandpur and Thoubal with three deaths each. Two deaths are from Bishnupur and one from Kakching, a release from the COVID-19 Common Control Room stated.

As of Monday, the state has recieved a total of 8,18497 COVID-19 test results, including 5,257 test results.

Of the new COVID-19 positive test results, 136 patients are from Imphal West, 78 from Bishnupur, 77 from Thoubal, 39 from Imphal East, 29 from Kakching, 26 from Ukhrul, 25 from Churachandpur, 11 from Tengnoupal, 10 each from Chandel and Tamenglong, nine from Senapati, seven from Kangpokpi and two from Pherzawl, the release stated.  

The cumulative number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the state reached 60311, including 8,443 active cases on Monday. In all, 499 more patients recovered in the last 24 hours, taking the total recoveries to 50878.

Meanwhile, a total of 4,67,403 people have been vaccinated so far., the release added.

The health department stated in the release that air passengers who travelled to the state on June 12 by Air India AI889 in rows 16-22 are to inform the COVID-19 Common Control Room 1800-345-3818 or respective district sureveillance officers for further surveillance and necessary testing.

The department also stated that a total of 1451 D-type oxygen cylinders and 413 B-type oxygen cylinders have been made available to various health facilities in the state.



First Published:June 14, 2021, 7:12 p.m.

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