Positive cases surge by 150 to inch closer to 20K mark; four more succumb to COVID-19

Positive cases surge by 150 to inch closer to 20K mark; four more succumb to COVID-19

 TMB Report

IMPHAL: COVID-19 claimed four lives bringing the death toll due to the virus to 184 by Tuesday.

According to a daily bulletin of COVID-19 common control room, two males from Imphal west aged 49 and 71 years respectively, a 65-year old woman from Imphal east and a 75-year old man from Thoubal expired due to COVID-19 in the span of 24 hours. The patient from Imphal east died at Shija Hospital while the other three expired at RIMS. 

Meanwhile, the cumulative number of COVID-19 positive cases rose to 19,241 with the detection of 150 new positive cases reported from different parts of the state. The fresh cases are all locals without any significant travel history, informed the Health department.

The fresh positive cases were detected at RIMS-10, JNIMS-7, Imphal west-37, Imphal east-31, Thoubal-11, Kangpokpi-4, Bishnupur-19, Kakching-3, Senapati-2, Churachandpur-8, Tamenglong-28, Tengnoupal-3, Kamjong-3 and Chandel-1. They are being shifted to Covid Care facilities and all necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, added the release.

The positive cases from among the civilians include 37 from Imphal West district, 31 from Imphal East, 11 from Thoubal, four from Kangpokpi, 19 from Bishnupur, three from Kakching, two from Senapati, eight from Churachandpur, 28 from Tamenglong, three each from Kamjong and Tengnoupal and one from Chandel.

The release further stated that as many as 117 persons were discharged from various COVID care Hospitals. They were discharged from CAPF- 10, Home isolation-29, RIMS-7, JNIMS-5, CCC LKK-8, CCC UNACCO-14, CCC Lanva-1, PR Kakching-10, JNV Chandel-2, Thoubal-6, CCC Lamding-4, RD Wing-14, Bishnupur-4, Bal Bavan-3.

The cumulative number of positive cases is 19,241 comprising the general population-16,453, CAPF-2788). Till date, 15460 patients have recovered, thus recovery rate pegging at 80.34 percent by Tuesday.

The statement further appealed to the individuals, who were in contact with any positive person, to isolate immediately and contact COVID control room or CMO concerned for testing. 

It appealed to the general public to contact the COVID common Control room no. 1800-345-3818. People from home can access to government doctors via online teleconsulation from 10 AM till 3 PM every day except Sunday by downloading eSanjeevaniOPD app.

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