Manipur’s COVID19 tally on Tuesday crossed the 16,000-mark, taking the state’s total to 16,062

  • | Thursday | 22nd October, 2020

With 284 new positive cases, Manipur’s COVID19 tally on Tuesday crossed the 16,000-mark, taking the state’s total to 16,062.

With 284 new positive cases, Manipur’s COVID19 tally on Tuesday crossed the 16,000-mark, taking the state’s total to 16,062.

COVID 19 common control room in Imphal in a press release on Tuesday said 277 persons from the general population and 7 from the central armed police force were confirmed as new COVID19 positive cases in the last 24 hours.

The positive cases from the general population are from Imphal West,Imphal East, Thoubal, Jiribam, Kangpokpi, Tengnoupal, Ukhrul, Kakching, Noney, Tamenglong, Churachandpur, Senapati and Bishnupur, the release said.

Four from the general population are returnees from other states while the rest are locals without any significant travel history.

In the last 24 hours, four males aged 58 years (Churachandpur), 79 years (Thoubal), 62 years (Imphal West) and 41 years (Imphal East) expired at Shija hospital (3)and RIMS (1), the release said.

The cumulative number of deaths is 121. State reported its first death due to COVID19 on July 29 while the first COVID19 positive case was detected on March 24.

The cumulative numbers of active and recovered cases are 3,882 and 12,059 respectively, it added.

The recovery rate is 75.07%. As of Tuesday, 4,15,458 people were screened at various entry points into the state, while 3,25,782 individuals were tested for the disease, said officials.


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