Rapid rise in COVID cases in Manipur, schools to close till July 24

Rapid rise in COVID cases in Manipur, schools to close till July 24

Imphal, July 12 2022: With the rapid rise in COVID cases in Manipur, government has order closure of schools till July 24. Schools were scheduled to open on July 16 after the summer break.

Manipur has witnessed a steady rise in the Covid-19 positive cases. 59 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours. 379 samples were tested resulting in a positivity rate of 15.5%. Yesterday 45 persons were confirmed positive out of 290 samples tested for the virus.

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On July 4 Manipur logged 9 new cases, 17 on July 5, 22 on July 6, 22 on July 7, 22 on July 8, 23 on July 9 and 27 on July 10 .

Between July 4 till July 11, Manipur has added 187 new Covid cases.

However, there was no report of any Covid related death during the last 24 hours even though the pandemic had claimed 2120 lives in the State.