One more dies of COVID-19 in Manipur

Manipur's COVID-19 death toll rose to 2,146, while the confirmed caseload reached 1,39,639 as of Wednesday.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 24 Aug 2022, 4:51 pm

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Manipur's COVID-19 death toll rose to 2,146 as the disease claimed one more life, while 14 people were detected with the infection in the last 24 hours and the state's positivity rate stood at 2.5 per cent, official sources said on Wednesday.

One COVID-19 death was reported from Imphal East district, as per the latest update by the state Health Services.

Of the new positive cases, Churachandpur district reported five cases, while two cases were from Chandel and one case each was reported in Imphal East, Imphal West, Kangpokpi, Kakching, Senapati, Ukhrul and Thoubal districts.

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


So far, as many as 16,44,834 samples have been tested for COVID-19 in the state. A total of 550 samples were tested on Wednesday.

As on August 23, a total of 470 D-type Oxygen cylinders and 37 B-type Oxygen cylinders have been made available to different health facilities of Manipur, it added.

Meanwhile, COVID-19 vaccination coverage in the state has reached 31,61.443, including 2,36,525 precaution doses.

COVID-19 Helpline Numbers:

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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IMPHAL, Manipur


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