94-year-old man among three death cases due to COVID-19 in Manipur

A 94-year-old man was among three patients who died in the last 24 hours in Manipur to take the COVID-19 death tally in the state to 74 on Sunday.

A report of the Manipur Health department said that two women aged 74 and aged 54 and one 94-year-old man expired in the last 24 hours.  The two women (one each from Imphal West and Kakching) died at RIMS hospital in Imphal while the elderly man succumbed to the disease in Tamenglong district.

Meanwhile, the state reported 206 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Sunday to take the total number of COVID-19 infected persons in the state to 11,855.

The fresh cases include six CAPF personnel who were confirmed for COVID-19 during the testing of 2,348 samples in the last 24 hours (till 4 pm of October 4). The remaining 200 new cases are from the general population who have no significant travel history, the report stated.

Meanwhile, 124 cases of COVID-19 including 13 CAPF personnel were discharged in the last 24 hours after they recovered from the deadly disease to take the total number of recovered cases to 9205 in Manipur. 

Among the 2,576 active cases being treated at different CCCs across the state, 324 are CAPF personnel. The state’s recovery rate stands at 77.64%, it added.


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