A total of 554 new Covid-19 positive cases pushed Manipur's total Covid-19 confirmed caseload to 59,322 on Saturday, the state health services said.
Despite the drop in the daily new positive cases, Imphal West and Imphas East continued to report the highest number of cases with 171 and 118 new positive cases respectively, according to the latest update by the state health department.
Thoubal reported the third highest new COVID-19 cases on Saturday with 73 positive cases, while 54 are from Churachandpur, 35 from Bishnupur, 14 from Chandel, 21 from Jiribam, 19 from Kakching, 12 from Kangpokpi, 17 from Senapati, two from Pherzawl, 10 from Tengnoupal, seven from Tamenglong and one from Ukhrul.
Kamjong and Noney reported no new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.
The state also reported 15 more deaths, taking the death toll to 959. Bishnupur and Churachandpur reported two COVID-19 deaths each, while Imphal East logged three deaths, Imphal West four, Kakching one and Thoubal three deaths, according to the COVID-19 Deaths Audit Committee. The daily death tally on Friday was 19.
As of Saturday, the state has recieved 8,08,181 Covid-19 test results, including 7,958 test results recieved on Saturday.
The total number of recoveries reached 49,653 as 751 more patients, including those in home isolation, recovered in the last 24 hours. With it, the recovery rate moved up to 83.70 per cent. The total number of active cases now is 8710. The recovery rate on Friday was 83.21 per cent.
Meanwhile, a total of 1454 D-type oxygen cylinders and 434 B-type oxygen cylinders have been made available to varipus health facilities in the state, a release from the COVID-19 Common Control Room stated.
As the nationwide vaccination drive is being promoted and pushed further into interior parts of the state, the number of Covid vaccine beneficiaries has reached 4,64,465, the release added.