Imphal: In the last 24 hours leading up to 5 pm of Monday, Manipur reported 16 covid related deaths, 773 new positive cases among the general population and one from the Central Armed Police Force while 744 persons recovered, as per an official release from the Covid-19 common Control Room..
Five of the 16 persons who succumbed to Covid-19 are from Imphal West, two from Kangpokpi while one each is from Imphal East, Thoubal, Kakching, Bishnupur and Chandel. The cumulative death toll in the state now stands at 1392.
Of the 773 persons (390 males, 383 females) from the general the population who tested positive, 230 are from Imphal East, 217 are from Imphal West, 84 from Bishnupur, 83 from Thoubal, 46 from Churachandpur, 38 from Kakching, 20 from Kangpokpi, 17 from Tamenglong, 15 from Chandel, 8 from Senapati, 5 from Tengnoupal and 3 eachfrom Kamjong and Ukhrul.
Altogether 4,339 persons were tested Monday. The positivity rate increased significantly to 17.8% after a much-improved showing of 15.6% on Sunday.
Meanwhile, 744 persons improved and were discharged. 324 of those were on home isolation, 237 were from CHICs, 144 from CCCs, 29 from RIMS, 7 from JNIMS. The recovery rate in the state improved marginally to 87.04% on Monday.
The cumulative number of positive cases is 85,596(General Population – 81,658, Central Security Personnel – 3,938). The cumulative number of recovered cases is 74,511(General Population – 70,655, Central Security Personnel – 3,856). The number of active cases is 9,693(General Population – 9,616Security Personnel – 77).
7,380 persons were vaccinated on June July 18, 2021. The cumulative number of vaccination is 10,43,504(1st dose 9,29,764, 2nd dose 1,13,740).
The official release further informed that the number of patients admitted/adjusted as on July 18 against available bed strength in different treatment facilities in the state are RIMS(230/224), JNIMS(245/286), I land Hospital(38/60), district Covid facilities (169/332), MSF(24/30), private Covid hospitals(244/260), CCCs 1600/2946). Grand total of admitted patients is 2550, beds available is 1764.