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COVID-19 situation remains grim as Manipur sees 5,793 new cases, 105 deaths in one week


The state reported 869 fresh infections and 14 deaths in the last 24 hours

TFM Desk

Despite the tough talks by chief minister to control the spread of coronavirus in Manipur, there seems no respite in sight from mounting number of COVID-19 caseload. As many as 5,793 cases were detected in the past week between May 24 and 30 and 105 deaths were reported during the same period with an average state positivity rate of 19.4 percent.

Between May 17 and 23, confirmed cases of 4,360 were reported with 110 deaths. The average state positivity rate of the week stood at 19.7 percent.

As many 4,375 cases were reported with 105 deaths between May 10 and 16. The average state positivity rate of that week stood at 18.84 percent.

Meanwhile, the state reported 869 new cases and 14 deaths in the last 24 hours ending 5 pm Monday, according to the Health Department.

The state positivity rate of the day slightly increased to 17.18 percent against Sunday’s 16.14 percent.

Active cases have surged to 8,791. Out of these, 4,784 are in home isolation at present.

Imphal East reported the highest number of positive cases with 312. The other cases from the general population were — 250 from Imphal West, 98 from Churachandpur, 61 from Bishnupur, 56 from Thoubal, 25 from Senapati, 15 from Kakching, 13 from Kangpokpi, 12 from Tamenglong, eight each from Chandel and Ukhrul, and four each from Jiribam and Kamjong.

Seven deaths were reported from Imphal West, three from Imphal East, two from Kakching, and one each from Bishnupur and Churachandpur.

As many as 546 persons were discharged from — CAPF (1), Home Isolation (415), RIMS (13), BB (19), NSU (5), SHRI (3), LANVA (5), RD Wing (13), RAJMED (2), Babina Speciality Hospital (3), CCC Lamboikhongnangkhong (26), Thoubal (14), Bishnupur (4), Kakching (6), Kangpokpi (1), Churachandpur (7), Chandel (3) Senapati (2), and Ukhrul (4). The recovery rate has dipped to 81.08 percent.

The total infection in the state has now reached 50,751 with 807 total deaths.

Oxygen Status

As per the Health Department, in the last 24 hours, a total of 1301 D-type Oxygen cylinders and 550 B-type Oxygen cylinders were made available to different health facilities of Manipur. District Hospitals and Government institutions have 329D, 69B filled cylinders; out of these —

Bishnupur (44D, 7B)

Chandel (34D, 8B)

Churachandpur (73D, 0B)

Jiribam (36D,11B)

Kamjong (3D,1B)

Kangpokpi (4D, 0B)

Kakching (2D,0B remaining 7D, 22B sent for refilling)

Moreh (17D, 5B)

Noney (2D, 0B)

Pherzawl (4D, 3B)

Senapati (41D, 0B)

Thoubal (32D, 22B)

Tamenglong (26D, 5B)

Ukhrul (11D, 7B)

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