Manipur's COVID-19 positive tally reaches 2,115 with 55 new cases

The 55 new cases included 31 from Thoubal, 12 from Leimakhong Garrison Kangpokpi, six from Imphal West, three from Kakching and one each from Kamjong, Tengnoupal and Ukhrul.

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Manipur has reached 2,115 with report of as many as 55 fresh cases in the last 24 hours since Wednesday.

According to a release from COVID-19 Common Control Room, the 55 new cases include 31 from Thoubal, 12 from Leimakhong Garrison Kangpokpi, six from Imphal West, three from Kakching and one each from Kamjong, Tengnoupal and Ukhrul.

All except 12 individuals with local contact history from Thoubal district are returnees from other states, it said. 

Meanwhile, 42 persons were discharged in the last 24 hours after they were found COVID-19 free on RT PCR test.

The numbers of active and recovered cases are 655 and 1,460 respectively. The recovery rate is 69.03 percent, it added.

First Published:July 23, 2020, 8:09 p.m.

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