IMPHAL: Despite suffering a setback of sort in curbing the spread of Covid-19 when large-scale infections were detected in some specific locations, the state is witnessing an improved rate of recovery cases. Of the total of 1672 COVID-19 positive cases, 1020 patients recovered and have been discharged, recording a recovery rate of 61 percent by Tuesday.
According to a press release issued by COVID-19 Common Control Room, the total tally of confirmed cases has risen to 1672 with 46 fresh cases (33 male and 13 female) detected positive in the last 24 hours when samples were tested at RIMS (30 cases), JNIMS lab (12 cases) and SDH Jiribam (4).
The district wise segregation of cases were four from Imphal East, six from Imphal West, four from Jiribam, five from Kangpokpi, 11 from Tamenglong, three from Thoubal and 10 from Ukhrul. They are said to be returnees from different states. All the patients have been shifted to COVID care centres. Health authority is taking up all necessary preventive and control measures like containment and contact tracing, added the statement.
50 persons were discharged from different treatment centres today after they were found COVID-19 free on RT PCR test. 26 patients were discharged from Covid Care centre, Meitram, four each from Churachandpur and Tamenglong, one from CCC Senapati, two each from Thoubal and Ukhrul and 11 from JNIMS.
With this, the state’s total active COVID-19 cases stand at 652. Till date, altogether 1020 patients have recovered and discharged, recording a recovery rate of 61 percent.
Meanwhile, status update shared by IDSP informed that the COVID-19 patients are currently undergoing treatment at RIMS COVID care centre, RIMS, JNIMS, District Hospital Bishnupur, UNACCO School, Meitram, TK Woodland Resort, Tamenglong Higher Secondary School, CCC/IO Ward Churachandpur, CCC, Senapati, District Hospital Ukhrul, District Hospital Thoubal, IGTU Makhan, CCC Kakching, and District QCs respectively.
In the last 24 hours, 360 samples were tested at RIMS and 30 of them were confirmed positive. 508 samples were tested at JNIMS and all turned out to be negative except 12. Four samples out of 157 tested at Jiribam DH were found positive.