With another 16 new positive cases in the last 24 hours, the total number of Covid-19 cases in in Manipur increased to 124 on Thursday.
Health department officials said the total number of active cases in state stands at 86.
A total of 38 cases have been discharged from hospitals as of now.
According to an official statement issued on Thursday noon, 13 persons (7 male 6 females) were confirmed COVID-19 positive at the VRDL of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences last night.
The 13 persons are from Bishnupur, Chandel, Churachandpur, Kangpokpi, Tamenglong and Tengnoupal districts.
The newly confirmed cases are being shifted to the COVID care facilities at JNIMS, it said.
All necessary precautionary measures are being taken up.
Later in the evening, three more COVID-19 positive cases were reported from VRDL of JNIMS.
The three new cases are from Kangpokpi, Imphal East and Churachandpur districts.
They are being shifted to COVID care facility of JNIMS, it said.