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140 fresh Covid-19 positive cases detected in Manipur

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Aug 27, 2020 10:55 pm
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Imphal, Aug. 27 (EMN): A total of 140 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in the past 24 hours in Manipur.

The total death toll in the state due to Covid-19 and other co-morbid health conditions is currently 25 while the total Covid positive cases in the state is 5,725.

“In the past 24 hours, 122 persons (75 male,47 female) from the general population and 18 from the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) were confirmed positive,” said D Kh Sasheekumar Mangang, Additional Director and spokesperson of the Manipur Health Department in a press release issued on Thursday evening.

“Three persons out of the general population are returnees from other states, while the rest 119 are locals without any significant travel history. They are being shifted to Covid care facilities,” the release added.

It may be mentioned that the state reported its first death due to Covid-19 on July 29 while the first case of Covid 19 was reported on March 24.

In the past 24 hours, 128 persons were also discharged after recovery. The cumulative number of discharged cases now stands at 3,957. The number of active cases is 1,743.

The recovery rate is 69.11 per cent, the release informed.

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Aug 27, 2020 10:55:21 pm