Updated 4 Aug 2020, 5:31 pm
Manipur's COVID-19 confirmed tally crossed the 3000 mark as 98 more people, including 34 personnel of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday.
With the report of 98 new COVID-19 patients, the total number of of positive cases in the state rose to 3018, including 1197 active cases and 1814 recovered cases, a release from the COVID-19 Common Control Room stated.
Only one of the new cases is a returnee from other state, while the other 63 general patients have no travel history,
Meanwhile, 48 patients recovered and were discharged on Monday-Tuesday. Following it, the recovery rate increased marginally to 60.10 per cent.
Of the new cases reported on Tuesday, 25 patients are from Imphal West, 23 from Thoubal, two from Kakching, five from Chandel, eight from Imphal East and one from Tamenglong.
The number of COVID-releated death remained seven.
The new COVID-19 patients have been shifted to COVID care facilities in the state and containment measures are in the place, the state health department stated in the release.
Although the number of patients with no travel history is increasing by the day, Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Monday said that there is no community transmission of COVID-19 in the state yet. He, however, said that there is evidence of local transmission.
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First published:4 Aug 2020, 2:03 pm
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