Imphal: Manipur reported the highest number of positive cases in a single day for the year 2021 with 36 persons from the general population and 3 personnel of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) testing coronavirus positive in the last 24 hours leading up to 5:00 am of Saturday. The total active cases in the state, increases to 190, out of which 169 are from the general population and 21 from the CAPF, as per an official release from the Covid-19 Common Control Room.
During the same period, there were 14 recoveries; out of which 12 were on home isolation and 2 are CAPF. The recovery rate now stands at 98.09%.
Of the 36 persons (25 males, 11 females) from the general population who tested positive, 17 of them are from Imphal West, 8 from Imphal East, 4 from Bishnupur, 2 from Kakching and 1 each from Thoubal, Kangpokpi, Tengnoupal, Churachandpur and Chandel.
Meanwhile, Health Department has instructed air passengers who travelled to the state on April 15 by Air India flight AI– 713 in rows 3– 9, to inform Covid Common Control Room 1800343818 or respective District Surveillance Officer (DSO).
The cumulative number of positive cases is 29,649 (General Population — 26,184 and Central Security Personnel — 3,465). The cumulative number of recovered cases is 29,083 (General Population — 25,643 and CAPF— 3,440). The number of active cases is 190 (general population 169 and CAPF 21).
As per the latest information, the total number of vaccination 104387.
The official release further advised all persons above the age of 45 years to get vaccinated immediately at vaccine centres of RIMS, JNIMS, district hospitals, CHCs, PHCs, and select private hospitals.