Manipur on Monday recorded 432 new COVID-19 positive cases and eight deaths, pushing the state's caseload and death toll to 72,718 and 1,204, respectively, official sources said.
As per the latest updates from the state health department, a total of 3,204 test results were received on Monday, of which 432 were found positive for the disease. The cumulative number of test results received so far is 9,23,243, it stated.
Of the eight COVID-19 fatalities recorded on Monday, four deaths were from Imphal West, while one death each was reported from Imphal East, Senapati and Ukhrul, according to a release issued by the COVID-19 Common Control Room.
The new COVID-19 cases included 118 from Imphal East, 78 from Bishnupur, 73 from Imphal West, 44 from Thoubal, 31 from Kakching, 24 from Chandel, 21 from Kangpokpi, 14 from Churachandpur, 10 from Senapati, seven each from Tamenglong and Ukhrul, one from Tengnoupal, the release stated.
Meanwhile, 609 new recoveries pushed the cumulative number of recovered cases to 65,540. With it, the number of COVID-19 active cases in Manipur as of Monday is 5,974, including 2,197 cases under home isolation and the recovery rate improved to 90.12 per cent, it stated.
A total of 1,470 D-type oxygen cylinders and 378 B-type oxygen cylinders have been made available to different health facilities of the state in the last 24 hours, the release added.
It further stated that the cumulative number of doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Manipur reached 7,38,631.