The COVID-19 count of Manipur has crossed 22,000-mark on Monday, while the fatality number has reached 224.
COVID-19 Common Control Room of the state government, in its press release on Monday, said the state reported deaths of three COVID-19 related patients in the last 24 hours (till 4 pm of November 16).
A 90-year-old male from Imphal West district was among the three persons who succumbed to the viral infection. The other two male victims were a 59 year-old man from Imphal West and a 64 year-old man from Churachandpur district.
The COVID-19 positive case tally rose to 22,049 with the detection of 178 fresh cases of the disease in the last 24 hours.
Among the fresh positive cases, 69 are from Imphal West, 46 from Imphal east, eight from Thoubal, nine from Bishnupur, 19 from Kakching, eight from Tamenglong, six from Churachandpur, two from Noney, one from Tengnoupal, nine from Chandel and one from Senapati.
A total of 239 patients were discharged during the same period taking the recovered tally of the state to 18,832. The recovery rate of the state was 85.40% as per the press release.
A total of 2993 active cases of COVID-19 are currently being treated at various Covid care facilities across the state, the release further informed.