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29 more test COVID-19 positive in Manipur

Manipur COVID-19 tally rose to 1,39,377 on Monday.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 8 Aug 2022, 4:06 pm

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)

Manipur on Monday reported 29 new COVID-19 positive cases, pushing the state's confirmed tally to 1,39,377, according to the latest update by the state health department.

The day's positivity rate was 8.6 per cent, as a total of 339 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the state on Monday. As many as 16,36,397 COVID-19 tests have been so far conducted in the state.

The new COVID-19 positive cases included eight from Imphal West, seven from Imphal East, three each from Kakching and Pherzawl, two each from Chandel (including one CAPF personnel) and Senapati, and one each from Bishnupur, Churachandpur, Tengnoupal and Thoubal, according to a release issued by COVID-19 Common Control Room.

The death toll remained 2,138 with no COVID-19 fatalities on Monday. 

The new cases confirmed are one from JINIMS and 28 from other testing centres. All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, it added.

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The release also stated that 40 persons were discharged after completion of surveillance, and the number of recovered cases was 1,36,99. The recovery rate was 98.29 per cent and the number of active cases as of Monday was 244, it stated.

Meanwhile, a total of 362 D-type oxygen cylinders and 78 B-type oxygen cylinders have been made available to different health institutions and health facilities of Manipur as of August 7.

The number of beds available at JNIMS is 29 of 38 total beds, while at RIMS, it is 41 of 62 total beds as of Monday.

As per the latest update, the total number of people who have been administered the vaccine has reached 31,32,811 (first dose: 16,22,068 second dose: 12,92,364 and precautionary dose: 2,18,379).

The cumulative number of people who have been vaccinated in the state with the first dose is 62.24 per cent and for the second dose is 54.13 per cent, it mentioned.

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Helpline Numbers

In case of emergency, one may reach Covid Control Room toll free No 1800-3453-818.

Imphal East 7630076391 and Imphal West 6009918334. Bishnupur 8787723598. Churachandpur 9362806057. Thoubal 9862267552. Ukhrul 9362089518, Kakching, 7005680998, Kamjong 9862053384, Tengnoupal 9862574576, Senapati 9863034639, Kangpokpi 7005379893, Tamenglong 9362150253, Noney 8974606057, Pherzawl 9402285026, Chandel 9863579164, Jiribam 7085344776.

 

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