Manipur recorded seven COVID-19 related deaths, taking the casualty toll in the state to 263 on Saturday.
The seven fatalities reported during the last 24 hours (till 4pm of November 28) included three from Imphal West and one each from Tamenglong, Chandel, Imphal East and Thoubal districts.
Among them, a 27-year-old woman was the youngest victim while the oldest one was a 90-year-old man from Tamenglong district.
Meanwhile, the COVID-19 infection tally in the state also rose to 24,749 after 235 fresh cases of the disease were confirmed in the past 24 hours, according to a press release of the COVID-19 Common Control Room of the state government.
Of the 235 fresh cases of the disease included five CAPF personnel.
Among the new cases from the general population, 77 are from Imphal West district, 42 from Imphal East, 16 each from Thoubal, Bishnupur and Kakching districts, six from Tamenglong, four from Senapati, 74 from Churachandpur, six from Ukhrul and one each Kangpokpi, Chandel, Tengnoupal, Jiribam and Noney districts.
All are locals without any significant travel history. They are being shifted to the Covid Care facilities. All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the control room stated.
Meanwhile, 197 were discharged after recovering from COVID-19 on Saturday, pushing the total number of recovered cases to 221,203, leaving only 3,283 active cases. The recovery rate of the state is 85.67%