Manipur: 1 more patient succumbs to COVID-19; death toll rises to 63
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Manipur: 1 more patient succumbs to COVID-19; death toll rises to 63

196 fresh COVID-19 cases reported from general population, including 82 female; 58 from Central Armed Police Forces

Imphal: Manipur on Friday saw one more coronavirus-related death, while 254 new cases of COVID-19 we’re reported. With this, the total positive cases have gone up to 9,791 and death toll to 63.

The latest victim was a 55-year-old woman from Bishnupur district, said additional health director Dr K Sasheekumar Mangang.

As per the latest health bulletin, the fresh infected cases reported from the general population are 196 with 114 male and 82 female, whereas 58 personnel belong to the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF).

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In the last 24 hours, Imphal West registered the highest fresh cases with 127; Imphal East with 13, including one returnee, Churachandpur and Bishnupur with four traced contacts and one returnee.

Another 12 more cases were detected in Thoubal and Kakching each, seven from Tamenglong and six in Tengnoupal district. The least number of fresh cases were detected in Ukhrul with two and Kangpokpi at one.

Also, another 233 persons were discharged after getting cured from the infection. Now, the total number of recovered cases has gone up to 7,602, including 2,126 active cases.

As on September 25, the recovery rate from the virus is 77.64 per cent.

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