Manipur's daily COVID-19 tally surges to 122
No COVID-19 related death was reported in Manipur on Saturday.
Updated on 23 Oct 2021, 6:13 pm
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Manipur on Saturday recorded 122 new COVID-19 positive cases, pushing the state's tally to 1,23,229 while the death toll remained at 1,907 with zero fatality, according to the latest update by the state health department. The positivity rate is 5.9 per cent.
According to a release issued by the state COVID-19 Common Control Room, Imphal West and Imphal East continued to report the highest number of new COVID-19 cases with 54 and 43 positive cases respectively. Six cases were reported each from Kamjong and Ukhrul, five from Kakching, four from Chandel, two from Bishnupur and one each from Kangpokpi and Thoubal, as per the release.
All precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, it stated.
The state also recorded 67 new recoveries, taking the cumulative number of recovered cases to 1,20,361. The recovery rate is 97.67 per cent, the release added.
Manipur now has 961 COVID-19 active cases, as per the release.
Meanwhile, a total of 763 D-type Oxygen Cylinders and 150 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 18,76,184 (first dose: 12,40,395 second dose: 6,35,789).