Manipur reports 17 new COVID-19 positive cases, one death
Six new COVID-19 cases were reported from Imphal West, another eight cases from Imphal East, and one each from Bishnupur, Kakching and Thoubal.
Updated on 26 Dec 2021, 1:40 pm
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Manipur on Sunday recorded 17 new COVID-19 positive cases, pushing the state's tally to 1,25,723 while the death toll mounted to 2,001 with one new fatality, according to the latest update by the state health department. The positivity rate is 2.4 per cent.
The single COVID-19 fatality recorded on Friday is from Imphal West, the deceased had co-morbidities and was not vaccinated, according to a release issued by the state COVID-19 Common Control Room.
As per the release, six new COVID-19 cases were reported from Imphal West, another eight cases from Imphal East, and one each from Bishnupur, Kakching and Thoubal.
The state also recorded 16 new recoveries, taking the cumulative number of recovered cases to 1,23,524. The recovery rate is 98.26 per cent. Manipur now has 182 COVID-19 active cases, as per the release.
Meanwhile, a total of 439 D-type Oxygen Cylinders and 89 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 the vaccine has reached 22,95,405 (first dose: 13,19,028 second dose: 9,76,377).
The cumulative number of people who have been vaccinated in the state with the first dose is 56.34 per cent and for the second dose is 41.71 per cent, it mentioned.