Manipur logs 780 new Covid-19 cases; 11 deaths
Imphal, June 29 (EMN): Manipur on Tuesday recorded 780 new Covid-19 positive cases when 5,051 samples were tested in the last 24 hours taking the state’s tally to 69,198, according to a press release.
The new positive cases were detected from 15 districts in the state and maximum numbers of cases were reported from Imphal West (201), Imphal East (160), Churachandpur (153) and Thoubal (120) districts.
Meanwhile the state reported 11 Covid-19 deaths taking the state’s Covid death toll to 1141, the release said. The victims were from Imphal West (six), Thoubal (three), Imphal East (one) and Chandel (one). They expired at five health centres in the state, it said.
On the other hand, with 488 new recoveries including 228 from home isolation facilities in the last 24 hours, the total number of recovered Covid-19 cases in Manipur reached 62,134, according to a press release. Thus, Manipur’s recovery rate stands at 89.79 percent.
Out of total recovered cases, 58,366 are from the general population while the remaining 3,768 are central security personnel, the release said.
As of June 29, 6,95,199 persons were screened at the entry points of the state while 8,96,997 persons were tested for Covid-19 at the various testing centres in the state
So far, the state has given 6,32,397 anti-Covid jabs including 5,48,916 first and 83,481 second doses to the residents.
Till date, the first dose of Covishield vaccine was given to 1,67,804 people between 45-59 years and 98,079 people above 60 years besides 1,50,668 people between 18-44 years.
The total number of healthcare workers vaccinated for both the first and second doses of Covishield vaccine is 64,965 while 1,50,881 frontline workers received both doses.
Meanwhile, Manipur police detained 203 persons across the state for violating health protocols and released them after giving warning. An amount of INR 65,600 was also collected as fine.