Imphal: Manipur on Thursday registered 549 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the caseload to 66,171, while the death toll rose to 1,085 with 11 more fatalities, a release by health department said.
Imphal West and Imphal East, the combined state capital of the state, recorded the highest number of new cases at 188 and 103 respectively. Kamjong district reported neither any positive case nor any death report.
Of the 11 fatalities, one each was at Raj Medicity, and DH Churachandpur, two each at RIMS and Shija Hospital, and five at JNIMS expired. Among them, two each were from Imphal West, Imphal East and Kakching, one each at Bishnupur, Chandel, Tamenglong, Kangpokpi and Churachandpur.
Manipur currently has 9,174 active cases, while as many as 55,912 patients, including 655 on Thursday, have recovered from the highly infectious disease. The state’s recovery rate stands at 84.49 per cent, the release said.
Over 8,73,826 sample tests have been conducted in the state thus far, including 4,278 on Thursday, it further added.
Only 6368 people were vaccinated in the last 24 hours, totaling the number at 5,10,644 so far.
Meanwhile, the state health department has appealed to people with oxygen level (SPO2) below 94 per cent to immediately seek medical advice or shift to Covid Care Centres, Helpline numbers: Covid Control Room number -1800-345-3818, Home Isolation Helpline: 0385-2441230, 0385-2441231.