Manipur's COVID-19 active caseload surges to 682
Eighty-three more persons tested COVID-19 positive while two more died due to the infection in Manipur on Sunday.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated on 21 Nov 2021, 1:18 pm

(File Photo: IFP)

(File Photo: IFP)


The COVID-19 active caseload in Manipur surged to 682 on Sunday from Saturday's 630 as the state recorded 83 new COVID-19 positive cases, official sources said.

On Sunday, a total of 1,947 test results were received, of which 83 samples, including 30 from the general population and 53 Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) personnel, were found positive for COVID-19 and the day's positivity rate stood at 4.3 per cent.

With these new positive cases, Manipur's COVID-19 tally surged to 1,24,918, a release by the state Common Covid-19 Control Room stated.

Among the new COVID-19 positive cases, 10 new cases were from Imphal East, 13 from Imphal West, two each from Thoubal and Tengnoupal and one each from Bishnupur and Kakching. All necessary medical precautionary  measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the release stated.

The COVID-19 death toll also surged to 1,962 with two more fatalities on Sunday. The two deaths were reported  from Imphal East and Imphal West. Both had Comorbidities and none was vaccinated, as per the release.

Meanwhile, 29 more persons were discharged, taking the total number of recoveries to 1,22,274. The recovery rate is now 97.88 per cent.

The release further stated that a total of 517 D-type Oxygen Cylinders and 122 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 21,03,301 (first dose: 12,69,817 second dose: 8,33,484). The cumulative number of people who have been vaccinated in the state with the first dose is 54.24 per cent and for the second dose is 35.60 per cent, it mentioned.

IFP Bureau

IFP Bureau

IMPHAL, Manipur

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