Manipur records new 380 COVID-19 positive cases, four deaths

Of the four deaths, two persons had co-morbidities and none of them were vaccinated.


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Manipur on Thursday recorded 380 new COVID-19 positive cases, pushing the state's tally to 1,12,255 while the death toll mounted to 1,767 with four more fatalities, according to the latest update by the state health department. The positivity rate is 11.9 per cent. 

Of the four COVID-19 fatalities recorded on Thursday, one death each were reported from Imphal East, Imphal West, Kangpokpi and Ukhrul, according to a release issued by State COVID-19 Common Control Room. 

It stated, of the four deaths, two persons had co-morbidities and none of them were vaccinated.

Imphal West and Imphal East continued to report the highest number of new COVID-19 cases with 144 and 82 cases respectively. Twenty-five from Bishnupur, 14 from Churachandpur, 10 each from Kakching and Kamjong, 20 each from Tamenglong and Thoubal, 40 from Ukhrul, seven from Senapati, six from Kangpokpi and one each from Jiribam and Pherzawl. 

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

The state also recorded new 352 recoveries, taking the cumulative number of recovered cases to 1,06,992.

The recovery rate is 95.22 per cent, the release added.

Manipur now has 3,596 COVID-19 active cases, as per the release.

Meanwhile, a total of 1,435 D-type Oxygen Cylinders and  332 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 the vaccine has reached 15,00,385 (first dose: 11,80,937 and second dose: 3,19,448).

According to the release, there are 376 vacant general beds and 81 ICU/HDU beds of COVID-19 in nine hospitals of Manipur. 

In ILAND Hospital (Contact No. 9540404955/ 7085206820) there are 16 vacant general beds; in MSF, Little flower School (Contact No. 9311222947) there are 12 vacant general beds and six ICU/HDU beds; in CMC, Koirengei (Contact No. 9612636004/9612905628) there are 25 vacant general beds and five ICU/HDU beds;  in Iboyaima Hospital, Singjamei (Contact No.7005436870/ 9612022125) there are 22 vacant general beds and three ICU/HDU beds; in Jivan Hospital, Kakching (Contact No. 9366034272/ 7085348366) there are 16 vacant general beds and eight ICU/HDU beds; in Shija Hospital (Contact No. 7005097688/7005125158) there are 27 vacant general beds and 27 ICU/HDU beds; in Raj Medicity (Contact No.7005105552/9366496411) there are 65 vacant general beds and 17 ICU/HDU beds, in RIMS (Contact No. 7640862396) there are 148 vacant general beds and 15 ICU/HDU beds and in JNIMS (Contact No. 8131855346) there are 45 general beds and zero ICU/HDU, it mentioned.

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. 26, 2021, 8:19 p.m.

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