Manipur reports 114 new cases

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Published: August 24,2020 08:29 AM
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August 24, 2020: Manipur has reported 114 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, taking the total to 5,246. This includes 3,616 recoveries and 22 deaths.

August 24, 2020: Manipur has reported 114 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, taking the total to 5,246. This includes 3,616 recoveries and 22 deaths, the state's health department said on Sunday. A total of 161 people have recovered in the last 24 hours, taking the total to 3,616, it said.



"Manipur reports 114 new cases of COVID-19, taking total cases to 5,246 including 3,616 recoveries and 22 deaths. The number of active cases stands at 1,608," it said in a statement. The recovery rate is 68.92 percent.





“In the past 24 hours, 67 persons (39 male, 22 female) from the general population and 47 from CAPF were confirmed as new Covid-19 positive cases,” the release said. “They are from VRDL (Virus Research & Diagnosis Laboratories) of RIMS, JNIMS, Raj Medicity, Babina Diagnostics Centre, Imphal West RAT, Imphal East RAT, Bishnupur RAT, Ukhrul and Thoubal.” The patients come from areas like Imphal West, Imphal East, Bishnupur, Chandel, Noney, Ukhrul, Kakching and Thoubal, the health department said. “Seven persons out of the general population are returnee from other states whereas the rest 60 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 department said.