Imphal: Manipur on Sunday reported 643 new COVID-19 cases and eight fresh fatalities, taking the coronavirus caseload in the state to 72,286 and death toll to 1,196.

The new COVID-19 cases include six personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and 637 civilians. They were tested positive at RIMS (12), JNIMS (73), district hospitals (362) and other testing facilities (196).

With this, the total COVID-19 caseload in Manipur increased to 72,286, of which 64,931 have recovered and 6,159 are active cases.

Also, with fresh fatalities reported from Imphal West (2), Imphal East (2), Churachandpur (2), Bishnupur (1) and Tengnoupal (1), the death toll due to COVID-19 reached 1,196.

The new COVID-19 cases include 242 from Imphal West, 151 from Imphal East, 76 from Thoubal, 65 from Churachandpur, 58 from Bishnupur, 15 from Chandel, 13 from Kangpokpi, 10 from Kakching, five from Ukhrul and two each from Jiribam, Senapati, Tamenglong and Tengnoupal districts, respectively.

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Moreover, with 602 more persons getting discharged on Sunday, the recovery rate now stands at at 89.82 per cent.

They were discharged from from home isolation (226), RIMS (23), JNIMS (3), COVID-19 care centres (116) and community home isolation centres (234).

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