Imphal: In what could be an improving trend in the Covid situation in Manipur, the positivity rate remained below 2 at 1.7 % in Manipur on Tuesday. 36 persons (35 general population, one CAPF) tested positive out of a total sample of 2,112 tested in the last 24 hours leading up to 2 pm of Tuesday.
During the same period, two persons succumbed to the deadly virus and 40 persons recovered, as per an official release from the Health Department.
Both the persons who expired Tuesday are from Imphal West. With these deaths, the cumulative toll in the state now stands at 1977. Out of the two, one of them had co-morbidities while both had not been vaccinated for Covid.
Of the 35 persons who tested positive from the general population, 14 are from Imphal West, three from Imphal East Three each from Thoubal And Churachandpur, two from Kakching and one each from Bihsnupur, Chandel, Kangpokpi and Noney. Altogether, 1,975 persons were tested.
Meanwhile, 40 persons recovered and were discharged, four of them from home isolation, 23 from CCCs and seven from JNIMS and six from RIMS. The recovery rate in the state now stands at 97.90 %.
The cumulative number of positive cases in the state now stands at 1, 25,205 out of which 1,22,579 have recovered leaving 649 active cases.
The total number of doses administered on November 29, 2021, is 7,594, the cumulative number of doses administered is 21,50,883 (1st dose 12,80,074, 2nd dose 8,69,909).