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COVID-19 claims two more lives in Manipur; death toll climbs to 2,145

Chandel and Thoubal reported one COVID-19 death each, while 10 more people were detected with the infection on Sunday.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 22 Aug 2022, 5:19 am

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COVID-19 claims two more lives in Manipur, pushing the death toll to 2,145, while the state's confirmed caseload rose to 139,609 with the report of 10 more people positive cases, official sources said on Sunday.

According to the latest update by the COVID-19 Common Control Room, Chandel and Thoubal reported one COVID-19 death each as per the State Level Covid 19 Deaths Audit Committee report.

The day also recorded four recoveries. With it, the total recoveries reached 137,364 as of Sunday.

Consequently, the number of active cases now is 100, and the positivity rate is 2.3 per cent.

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Of the new positive cases, four were from Imphal West, two each from Imphal East and Bishnupur and one from Ukhrul. A total of 438 samples were tested for COVID-19 on Sunday. So far, 1643279 total samples have been tested in the state.

All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are taken up, a release stated.

Meanwhile, as on August 20, a total of 146 D-type Oxygen cylinders and 13 B-type Oxygen cylinders have been made available to different health facilities of Manipur. The number of Covid beds lying vacant in JNIMS is 26 while in RIMS, 55 beds are vacant.

Manipur’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has reached 31,54,484 as per the latest update by the state Health Services. So far, as many as 232,821 people have been administered precaution dose in the state, while 1624848 people have been vaccinated with the first dose and 1296815 others with second dose.

COVID-19 Helpline Numbers:

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COVID-19 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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