Manipur on Monday reported the lowest number of new Covid-19 cases in a week with a single-day rise of 598 cases.
The single-day rise of 598 was the lowest since May 30, the day the highest ever single-day spike of 1032 was recorded.
The state has been recording a single-day rise above 500-mark since the second week of May with the highest single-day spike of 1032 recorded on May 30.
Since then, the state has been witnessing a gradual decline but above 700-mark except on June 3, the day 621 new cases were recorded.
Adding the fresh cases, the state’s COVID-19 caseload stands at 55,828 and the death toll at 896 with 15 more corona virus patients succumbing to health complications in the past 24 hours, according to the state health department.
The department also reported 783 recoveries that took the cumulative number of recovered cases to 45,948 and led to the decline of active cases to 8,984. The active case was above 9,000-mark still Sunday.
The recovery rate of the state stands at 82.30%.
All the new cases reported today were from the general population with 292 males and 306 females. The positive cases were among 4,987 samples tested over the past 24 hours, taking the total number of samples tested so far in the state to 7,65,523.
As per the Health department, 202 of the new cases were reported from Imphal West district, 117 from Imphal East, 83 from Churachandpur, 72 from Thoubal, 54 from Bishnupur and 26 from Kakching.
The rest were reported from Jiribam (14), Ukhrul (1), Chandel (6), Senapati (4), Tamenglong (5), Kamjong (5), Tengnoupal (7), Kangpokpi (1) and Noney (1).
The health department also reported 15 deaths in the state due to COVID-19 complications in the past 24 hours with six in Imphal East, five in Imphal West, two in Thoubal and one each in Bishnupur and Churachandpur district.