IMPHAL: Altogether 248 fresh cases in the last 24 hours to take the total count of COVID-19 positive cases to 10,299 with 175 civilians without any travel history.
According to a daily bulletin updated by Dr Shasheekumar Mangang, Additional Director Health Department and Spokesperson Covid Common Control Room, the 248 fresh positive cases including 180 civilians and 68 personnel belonging to CAPF were detected at RIMS-64, JNIMS-87, Ukhrul -4, Medicity-10, Shija Hospital-6,CMC-1, Bishnupur-4, Hllside Hospital-1, Little Cilnic-1, Iboyaima Hospital-1, Tamenglong-3, Imphal West -29, Thoubal-7, Kangpokpi-1, Kakching-4, RD Wing-2, Senapati-1, Jiribam-1, Babina Diagnostic-15, and ImphaEast-6.
The fresh cases belong to Imphal West -105, Thoubal-9, Kamjong-1, Senapati-1, Jiribam-1, Churachandpur-1, Ukhrul-4, Imphal east-35, Kangpokpi-1, Kakching-4, Chandel-7, Bishnupur-8, Tamenglong-3.
Of the 180 civilians who tested positive, 175 are locally transmitted with no travel history. All the infected patients will be shifted to COVID care facilities and necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, added the statement of CCR.
Meanwhile, in the last 24 hours, altogether 195 persons were discharged , thus recovery rate pegging at 76.47 percent on Sunday.
They were discharged from CAPF -17, RIMS-17, CCC Lamboikhongnangkhong -65, CCC UNACCO-76, RD wing-7, JNIMS-11, TK Ukhrul-1, DH Chandel-1 after they were found Covid free on RT PCR test.
Altogether, 7876 patients have recovered and the active Covid-19 cases stands at 2359, out of which 1898 are civilians and 461 security personnel.