Manipur's COVID-19 tally nears 89000-mark

With 928 new COVID-19 cases, Manipur's caseload surged to 88,978 on Thursday.



Manipur's COVID-19 tally on Thursday neared the 89000-mark while the death toll mounted to 1,436 with 12 more fatalities in a span of 24 hours, according to the latest updates from the state health department. 

With 928 new COVID-19 cases, the state's caseload surged to 88,978 and the number of COVID-19 active cases surged to 10,395, according to a release issued by the COVID-19 Common Control Room.

As per the updates from the state health department, a total of 5,555, of which 928 were found positive for COVID-19. The cumulative number of test results received as of Thursday is 10,26,424. 

Imphal West and Imphal East continued to report the highest number of daily COVID-19 cases with 284 and 256 cases respectively. The other new COVID-19 cases included 102 from Churachandpur, 79 from Bishnupur, 55 from Kakching, 54 from Thoubal, 26 from Tamenglong, 23 from Chandel, 15 from Kamjong, 11 from Senapati, five from Jiribam, three each from Noney and Tengnoupal and two from Pherzawl. The other seven new COVID-19 cases are from the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), the release stated. 

Of the 12 fatalities recorded on Thursday, Imphal West, Imphal East and Kangpokpi reported three deaths each, two deaths were from Bishnupur and one death was from Thoubal. Seven persons had co-morbidities and none of the deceased were vaccinated, the release stated.

On Thursday, Manipur also recorded 868 new recoveries, pushing the cumulative number of recovered cases to 77,147. The state's COVID-19 recovery rate is 86.70 per cent, it stated.

Meanwhile, a total of 1,644 D-type oxygen cylinders and 346 B-type oxygen cylinders have been made available to different health facilities of the state in the last 24 hours.

It further added that the cumulative number of doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Manipur reached 11,11,138 (First dose: 9,79,896 and second dose: 1,31,242).


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First Published:July 22, 2021, 7:27 p.m.

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