Imphal, June 22: The number of recovered Covid 19 patients outnumbered the newly detected Covid19 patients in Manipur since the last two days.
With 649 new recoveries including 335 from home isolation facilities in the last 24 hours, the total number of recovered COVID 19 cases in Manipur reached 54,714, according to a press release. Thus Manipur's recovery rate stands at 84.14 %.
Out of total recovered cases, 50,953 are from the general population while the remaining 3,761 are Central security personnel, the release said.
Meanwhile the state today reported total fatalities of 10 Covid 19 patients, taking the state's Covid 19 death toll to 1065,according to a press release. The victims are from Bishnupur(3), Imphal West(2), Imphal East(1), Kangpokpi (1), Thoubal (1), Churachandpur (1) and Tengnoupal (1). They expired at six health centres in the State, it said.
Meanwhile the state recorded 575 new Covid 19 positive cases when 4,791 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, taking the state's total infection tally to 64,993 besides decreasing the total number of active cases to 9,214, it said.
The new positive cases were detected from 16 districts in the state and maximum numbers of cases were reported from Imphal West (228), Imphal East (100) and Thoubal(67) districts.
As of Tuesday, 6,91,167 persons were screened at the entry points of the state while 8,64,216 persons were tested for COVID 19 at the various testing centres in the state
So far the state has so far given 5,82,827 anti-Covid jabs including 5,00,408 first and 82,419 second doses to the residents.
The total number of healthcare workers vaccinated for both the first and second doses of Covishield vaccine is 64,777 while 1,50,455 frontline workers received both doses.
Till date, the first dose of Covishield vaccine was given to 1,59,186 people between 45-59 years and 95,673 people above 60 years besides 1,12,736 people between 18-44 years.
Meanwhile Manipur police detained 274 persons across the state for violating health protocols and released them after giving warning. An amount of Rs 1,02,300 was also collected as fine.