Two persons died in the past 24 hours due to COVID-19 related illnesses in Manipur. This update put the COVID-19 related fatality tally of the state to 380.
Manipur also recorded a COVID-19 caseload close to 30,000-mark after 92 fresh cases of the disease were reported on Wednesday.
The update of the Health department said that two female patients died due to the COVID-19 related illnesses in the last 24 hours in the state. The two persons aged 80 years and 63 years from Kakching and Jiribam districts respectively, who were diagnosed with COVID-19 infection, expired in the last 24 hours, the Health department further said.
A total of 92 new infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the overall infection tally of the state to 29,961 on Wednesday.
The number of active cases of the disease in the state surged to 453 even as 22 discharges upon recovery during the same period took the recovered tally to 29,128. The recovery rate stood at 97.21%. The fresh cases test results of 1,565 samples including 71 air passengers were received in the last 24 hours. Among the new infections four were Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) personnel and six air passengers. Of the total fresh cases of the disease, Imphal West district, one of the twin capital districts, shared a maximum of 46. In Imphal East, 13 new cases were reported. Of the rest, nine cases were from Thoubal district, five each were from Bishnupur, Churachandpur and Chandel districts and one each from Jiribam, Senapati and Kangpokpi districts, the Health department said.
Meanwhile, with the receipt of test results of 1,565 samples, the total number of samples tested for COVID-19 in the state surged to 5,98,268.
The update also said that the total number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 in the state was 1,13,651.