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729 Covid infections reported as Manipur witnesses declining trend for 3 days


In the last 24 hours, 14 persons succumbed to coronavirus. Among the districts, Imphal West remained the worst-hit district with 311 fresh cases and 5 deaths.

TFM Desk

With 729 fresh covid cases in the past 24 hours, Manipur on Wednesday maintained its declining trend of new infections consecutively for three days after hitting record 1032 positive reports on May 30. The state saw 14 fatalities due to the deadly coronavirus infection.  

Among the districts, Imphal West remained the worst-hit district with 311 fresh cases and 5 deaths.

According to official report, in the past twenty-four hours, 728 persons (353M, 375F) from general and 1 personnel from Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) were confirmed as new COVIDI9 positive cases.

The positive persons were tested at RIMS (39), JNIMS (32), District Hospitals (414) and other private testing centres (244), it added.

The official report further said the positive cases from general population are from Imphal East (108), Imphal West (311), Thoubal (79), Bishnupur (52), Kakching (26), Ukhrul (6), Churachandpur (93), Chandel (4), Senapati (10). Tamenglong (20), Kangpokpi (4), Noney (7) and Jiribam (8). All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place.

In the last 24 hours, 14 persons aged 75 yrs (male, Imphal West), 78 yrs (male, Imphal West), 72 yrs(male, Imphal West), 40 yrs (male, Kakching), 36 yrs (male. Churachandpur), 80 yrs (female.Churachandpur), 55 yrs (female, Tengnoupal), 72 yrs (male, Ukhrul), 57 yrs (male, Imphal West), 55 yrs(male, Kakching), 71 yrs (male, Imphal West), 65 yrs (female, Imphal East), 67 yrs (male. Bishnupur) and 51 yrs (femaic, Imphal East) expired at Shija Hospital (4). DH Churachandpur (2), Home Isolation (1), LCH Ukhrul (1), Babina (1), JNIMS (2) and RIMS (3) hospital, respectively, the report said. The cumulative number of deaths is 839.

As many as 622 persons were discharged, out of which 489 are from home isolation, 13 are from RIMS (7) and JNIMS (6) and the rest 120 are from other Covid care facilities.

The cumulative number of positive cases is 52,278. The cumulative number of recovered cases is 42,404. The number of active cases is 9,035). The recovery rate is 81.11 %., the report.

Oxygen status

In the last 24 hours, a total of 840 D-type Oxygen cylinders and 544B- type Oxygen cylinders have been made available to different health facilities of Manipur and Central Medical Store in the Directorate of Health Services has 900 D type cylinders in Stock. District Hospitals and Government institutions have 343D, 60B filled cylinders out of these Bishnupur (20D,0B), Chandel (32D,7B), Churachandpur (64D,0B), Senapati (46D,0B), Thoubal(45D,22B), Ukhrul (14D,2B), Tamenglong (34D,5B), Jiribam(36D,11B), Moreh(23D,5B), Kamjong(3D,1B), Kangpokpi (3D,0B), Kakching (17D,4B), Noney(2D,0B) and Pherzaw!] (4D,3B). 

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