Manipur COVID-19 active recovery rate improves to 95.08 pc

Manipur on Monday reported four more COVID-19 deaths, taking the death toll to 1,755.


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Manipur's total number of COVID-19 recoveries reached 1,05,751 as it recorded 554 more recoveries on Monday. With it, the recovery rate improved to 95.08 per cent, according to the latest update by the state health department.

The positivity rate stood at 11.1 per cent, as the state reported 270 new COVID-19 positive cases that pushed the state's COVID-19 tally to 1,11,212 while the death toll mounted to 1,755 with four more fatalities, the release issued by the state COVID-19 Common Control Room stated. 

Of the four COVID-19 deaths recorded on Monday, two deaths were reported from Imphal West and one death each from Kakching and Ukhrul, according to the release. It stated that of the four deaths, two persons had co-morbidities and one of them were vaccinated with the first dose. 

Imphal West and Imphal East continued to report the highest number of new COVID-19 cases with 78 and 75 cases respectively. Fourteen were from Bishnupur, nine each from Churachandpur and Noney, 15 from Kakching, 13 from Senapati, 10 from Tamenglong, 12 from Thoubal, 19 from Ukhrul, five each from Kangpokpi and Chandel, four from Pherzawal and two from Tengnoupal.

All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, it stated.

Manipur now has 3,706 COVID-19 active cases, as per the release.

Meanwhile, a total of 1,461 D-type Oxygen Cylinders and  344 B-type Oxygen cylinders have been made available to different health institutions and health facilities of Manipur in the last 24 hours.

As per the latest update, the total number of people who have been administered vaccine had reached 14,80,703 (first dose: 11,76,759 and second dose: 3,03,944).

Vacant beds in hospitals

According to the release, there are 323 vacant general beds and 80 ICU/HDU beds of COVID-19 in nine hospitals of Manipur. 

In ILAND Hospital (Contact No. 9540404955/ 7085206820) there are eight vacant general beds; in MSF, Little flower School (Contact No. 9311222947) there are zero vacant general beds and seven ICU/HDU beds; in CMC, Koirengei (Contact No. 9612636004/9612905628) there are 27 vacant general beds and six ICU/HDU beds.

In Iboyaima Hospital, Singjamei (Contact No.7005436870/ 9612022125) there are 20 vacant general beds and three ICU/HDU beds; in Jivan Hospital, Kakching (Contact No. 9366034272/ 7085348366) there are 16 vacant general beds and six ICU/HDU beds; in Shija Hospital (Contact No. 7005097688/7005125158) there are 25 vacant general beds and 22 ICU/HDU beds.

In Raj Medicity (Contact No.7005105552/9366496411) there are 62 vacant general beds and 16 ICU/HDU beds, in RIMS (Contact No. 7640862396) there are 138 vacant general beds and 16 ICU/HDU beds and in JNIMS (Contact No. 8131855346) there are 27 general beds and four ICU/HDU, it mentioned.

Contact Chic

For information about CHIC (Community Home Isolation Centres), the general public can contact deputy director of Health and CHIC (in-charge) Dr L Somorendro at mobile phone number: 9402723243, the release added.

First Published:Aug. 23, 2021, 8:29 p.m.

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