Manipurs's COVID-19 death toll climbs to 1,033 with 12 more fatalities

As many as 603 more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Manipur in 24 hours.


COVID-19 death toll in Manipur on Friday mounted to 1,033 as 12 more persons succumbed to the infection in a span of 24 hours, while 603 more persons tested positive for COVID-19 during the same period, as per the latest updates from the state health department.

Of the COVID-19 fatalities recorded in the state on Friday, seven deaths were from Imphal West, two from Imphal East and one death each from Bishnupur, Churachandpur and Kakching, a release issued by the COVID-19 Common COntrol Room stated.

Manipur's COVID-19 caseload reached 62,946, including 9,246 active cases and 52,667 recovered cases, the release stated.

The new COVDID-19 cases included 600 from the general population and three personnel from the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), it stated.

Among the new COVID-19 positive cases from the general population, 187 new cases were from Imphal West, 119 from Imphal East, 78 from Churachandpur, 58 from Kakching, 44 from Bishnupur, 43 from Thoubal, 17 from Tamenglong, 11 from Chandel, eight from Jiribam, two each from Senapati, Kangpokpi, and Nony; and one each from Kamjong and Tengnoupal, the release stated.

The state's COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 83.67 per cent as on Friday.

Meanwhile, a total of 1,665 D-type oxygen cylinders and 414 B- type oxygen cylinders have been made available to different health facilities of the state in the last 24 hours, it stated.

It further added that the total number of people who have been inoculated in Manipur reached 4,85,122.

First Published:June 18, 2021, 9 p.m.

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