166 tested positive for COVID-19, 210 patients discharged

Imphal: In Manipur as on Saturday 157 persons from general population and nine personnel from Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) were confirmed as new COVID-19 positive cases.

The positive cases from general population are from Imphal West (47), Imphal East (64), Thoubal (7), Bishnupur (16), Kakching (4), Ukhrul (2), Tamenglong (3), Senapati (3), Churachandpur (3), Jiribam (3) and Noney (5).

“All 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,” state COVID-19 common control room said.

In the last 24 hours, four persons aged 41 years (female, Imphal West), 33 years (male, Churachandpur), 60 years (male, Imphal East) and 56 years (male, Imphal East) expired at Raj Medicity (1) and JNIMS Hospital (3) respectively.

The cumulative number of deaths has reached 299.

The control room said the total number of discharged persons is 210.

The cumulative number of positive cases was 25,857 and the number of active cases was 2,903. The recovery rate was 87.61 percent.

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