Manipur continues to report a trend of steady declining of fresh COVID-19 cases with below 50-mark for the seventh consecutive day.
With the detection of 38 fresh positive cases of the disease including a Central security force personnel in the past 24 hours (till 4pm of January 3), the state’s overall infection tally rose to 28,281 on Sunday.
Steady decline in the daily caseload of COVID-19 has been witnessed in the state since the last week of November last where the daily caseload was below 200-mark.
From December 14 last, the state reported daily surge below 100-mark till December 27. Since December 28 till date, the daily caseload was below 50-mark till today (Sunday) with 18 reported on January 1 being the lowest.
The overall tally included 26,815 recoveries and 1,108 active cases. The recovery rate of the state stood at 94.81% on Sunday.
The casualty tally also rose to 358 with one more life claimed by the dreaded virus during the same period.
As per the daily report of COVID-19 Common Control Room, of the 37 fresh cases among the general population, 22 were female and the rest 23 male.
“All are locals without any significant travel history,” the control room stated.
As per the report, a 65-year-old woman from Imphal West district who succumbed at RIMS hospital was the latest victim of COVID-19 in the state.
Discharge of 33 patients including 24 from home isolation took the overall recovery tally of the state to 26,815. The recoveries included 3,265 CAPF personnel.
Of the 1,108 active cases currently under medical care, 112 were CAPF personnel, the control room stated.