Manipur on Tuesday recorded six COVID-19 related illness deaths to take the total number of fatalities in the state to 150 on Tuesday.
This is the third time in which COVID-19 related deaths of six people in a single-day have been recorded in the state since the first fatality was reported on July 29, 2020.
Among the six deaths in the last 24 hours, a 27-year-old female was the youngest victim, while a 76 years old female was the oldest victim, as per a press release of the COVID-19 Common Control Room.
The press release showed detection of 180 fresh infections during the testing of 2,727 samples in the last 24 hours (from 4 pm of October 26 till 4 pm of October 27).
The new cases included 98 males and 82 females and all are from the general population who have no significant travel history.
So far, a total of 3,42,491 samples have been tested in the state.
The state’s infection tally stands at 17,604 on Tuesday. Among them, 14.889 are from the general population and 2.715 are from the Central security forces personnel.
With the discharge of a total of 151 patients on Tuesday, the recovery tally of the state rose to 13.208 (general population – 10,780 and CAPF-2,428). The recovery rate of the state stands at 75.02 %, the press release also stated.
The number of active cases of COVID-19 is 4,246, out of which 3,963 are from the general population and 283 CAPF personnel.