Manipur’s COVID-19 positive tally reaches 1,430 with 40 new cases

Meanwhile, 37 persons were discharged after they were found COVID-19 free on RT PCR test.

As many as 40 persons were confirmed COVID-19 positive in the last 24 hours since Monday taking the state’s total tally to 1,430.

According to a release issued from COVID-19 Common Control Room, of the 40 new positive cases, 26 are from Senapati, five each from Jiribam and Kangpokpi, two from Kakching and one each from Churachandpur and Imphal East. They will be shifted to the Covid Care Facilities and all necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, it said.

Meanwhile, 37 persons were discharged after they were found COVID-19 free on RT PCR test.

With this, the number of active cases stands at 659 while that of recovered cases is 771. The recovery rate is improving to 53.91 percent, it added. 

First Published: July 7, 2020, 9:09 p.m.