Manipur Covid-19 update: 2 expired, 82 tested positive, 99 recovered

Imphal: With the death of two Covid-19 patients the cumulative number of deaths has reached 24, while the cumulative positive cases have risen to 5444 and the recovery rate improved to 70.02 percent as on Tuesday.

Manipur Covid-19 common control room informed that in the past 24 hours, 74 persons from the general population and eight personnel from the Central Armed Police Force were confirmed as new Covid-19 positive cases.

The positive cases are from RIMS RAT – 1; Raj Medicity – 2; Babina Diagnostics -9; Imphal East-4; Thoubal RAT- 9; Churachandpur – 4; Chandel – 1; Bishnupur – 11; Imphal West RAT- 40; Shija Hospital – 1. They are from Imphal West 38; Imphal East – 7; Thoubal – 10; Bishnupur 13; Churachandpur – 4; Chandel 2.

Four persons (Churachandpur -1, Bishnupur 2, Chandel -1) out of the general population are returnees from other states while the rest 70 are locals without any significant travel history.

They are being shifted to the Covid care facilities. All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the control room said.

It said, “In the past 24 hours two females aged 73 years and 41 years expired at RIMS due to Covid-19 and other co-morbid health conditions.”

Ninety-nine persons were discharged in the past 24 hours. They are from CAPF (23), RIMS (4), CCC Lamboikhongnangkhong (26), UNACCO (22), Thoubal (6), Phungyar (3). Rengpang (8) and RD Wing (7) after they were found Covid-19 free on RT PCR test.

The cumulative number of positive cases is 5444 (general population 4013 and central security personnel 1431). The cumulative number of recovered cases is 3812 (general population – 3154 and central security personnel – 658). The number of active cases is 1608 (general population – 836 and central security personnel – 772), it added.

As per the orders of the government of Manipur, home department, on Tuesday order for Unlock-3 guidelines are issued. It has continued its ban on social/ political/ sports/ entertainment/ academic/ cultural/ religious functions and other congregations. Such gatherings are a dangerous source of Covid infections. If the guidelines are violated, the penalties are: a) Gathering in excess of authorized number of persons ceremonies – Rs. 10.000; b) Failure to wear masks in public places – Rs. 200; c) Failure to maintain social distancing in public places -Rs. 200; d) Any other violation of guidelines – Rs. 1000.

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