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COVID-19: Manipur reports record surge for second day in row


Active cases in the state have surged to 7,243. The recovery rate has also slumped to 82.77 percent.

TFM Desk

A day after Manipur recorded the highest single day spike with 824 new cases, the state on Wednesday reported another record spike with 847 new cases and 10 deaths. The state positivity rate of the day stands at 20.79 per cent.

Active cases in the state have surged to 7,243. Out of these 4,789 active cases are in home isolation.

Imphal West continues to report the majority of the fresh cases with 301. But on Wednesday Senapati, with 147 new cases overtook Imphal East, with 146 new cases, in reporting the second highest daily spike.

The other positive cases from general population were reported — 56 from Bishnupur, 50 from Kakching, 37 from Thoubal, 23 from Churachandpur, 21 from Tamenglong, 14 from Jiribam, eight from Pherzawl, six from Kangpokpi, five from Ukhrul, four each from Kamjong and Tengnoupal, two Noney, and one from Chandel, according to the Health Department..

In the last 24 hours ending 5 pm Wednesday, four persons each from Imphal West and Imphal East, and one each from Bishnupur and Kangpokpi passed away. They died at Shija Hospital (1), Raj Medicity (1), JNIMS (5), and RIMS (3) hospital.

As many as 379 persons were discharged during the period from — CAPF (4), Home Isolation (303), RIMS (5), JNIMS (2), BB (4), NSU (1), SHRI (20), RD Wing (2), Babina Speciality Hospital (4), CCC Lamboikhongnangkhong (29), Jivan Hospital (1), and Thoubal (4). The recovery rate now stands at 82.77 percent.

The total infection of the state has reached 46,298 with 730 total deaths.

Oxygen Status:

As per the Health Department, in the last 24 hours, a total of 1539 D type Oxygen cylinders and 542 B-type Oxygen cylinders were made available to different health institutions and health facilities of Manipur. District Hospital and Government institutions have 188D, 53B.

Bishnupur (28D, 0B)

Chandel (17D, 4B)

Churachandpur (36D, 2B)

Senapati (19D, 0B)

Thoubal (35D, 13B)

Ukhrul (7D, 0B)

Tamenglong (5D, 0B)

Jiribam (20D, 11B)

Moreh (5D, 6B)

Mao (4D, 6B)

Kangpokpi (5D, 1B)

Kakching (OD, 3B)

Pherzawl (4D, 5B)

Kamjong (3D, 0B)

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