Manipur on Friday reported 209 new recoveries from eleven COVID care facilities.

COVID 19 common control room, Imphal, in a press release stated, “The cumulative number of positive cases is 7, 579.”

“The cumulative number of recovered cases is 6,002. The number of active cases is 1,533. The recovery rate is 79.19 per cent,” it added.

The release further stated that 101 persons including 22 females from the general population and 8 from the Central Armed Police Forces were confirmed as new COVID 19 positive cases in the past 24 hours in Manipur

They are from Imphal West, Imphal East, Kangpokpi, Thoubal, Chandel, Tengnopupal, Ukhrul, Kakching, Churachandpur and Bishnupur.

Three persons are returnees from other states while the rest 98 are locals without any significant travel history.

They are being shifted to COVID care facilities.

“Today, there is no report of death. The cumulative number of deaths is 44,” the release added.

Sobhapati Samom

Sobhapati Samom is Northeast Now Correspondent in Imphal. He can be reached at: ssamom@gmail.com