COVID-19 death toll rises to 52

COVID-19 death toll rises to 52

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Manipur’s COVID-19 death toll has reached 52 with 1 death each at RIMS and JNIMS hospital in the last 48 hours.

A 79-year old man from Churachandpur died at JNIMS at around 9.30 pm yesterday. Another 38-year old woman from Thoubal district also died at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences(RIMS), Imphal.

177 people 113 from general population alongwith 64 personnel of central armed police forces were tested positive for the contagion during the last 24 hours .

103 people have no significant history of travelling outside the State.

Meanwhile, 90 people have been discharged during the last 24 hours from RIMS (5), RD Wing (11), CCC UNACCO (14), CCC Lamboi Khongnangkhong (32), CCC Jiribam (7) and CAPF (21) after they were found COVID-19 free.

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases has reached 8607 (general population 6681, Central security personnel 1926).It includes 1926 active cases (general population 1579, Central security personnel 347) and 6629 discharged cases (general population 5053, Central security personnel 1576) .

The recovery rate as on Friday is 70.01 per cent.