Manipur's COVID-19 caseload crosses 63000-mark; six more die

A total of 592 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Manipur.


Manipur's COVID-19 caseload on Saturday crossed the 63000-mark, while the death toll mounted to 1,039 with six more fatalities, as per the latest updates from the state health department.

With 592 new COVID-19 positive cases, the state's tally surged to 63,538, including 9,538 active cases and 52,961 recovered cases, a release issued by the COVID-19 Common Control Room stated.

Three deaths were reported from Imphal East, two deaths from Kakching and one from Imphal West, the release stated.

The new COVID-19 positive cases included 589 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, 160 cases are from Imphal Imphal, 102 from Imphal East, 65 from Kakching, 64 from Thoubal, 57 from Bishnupur, 47 from Tengnoupal, 38 from Churachandpur, 29 from Kangpokpi, 10 from Ukhrul, eight from Senapati, six from Tamenglong, and one each from Chandel, Kamjong and Jiribam, as per the release.

Meanwhile, a total of 2,049 D-type oxygen cylinders and 452 B-type oxygen cylinders have been made available to different health facilities of the state in the last 24 hours, it stated.

The cumulative number of people who have been inoculated in Manipur reached 4,89,577, the release added.


First Published:June 19, 2021, 8:02 p.m.

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