By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Nov 8: Even as the State recorded three COVID-19 related deaths for the second day in a row, the recovery rate has improved to 83.78 per cent during the last 24 hours.
According to a press release issued by Additional Director (Health) and COVID-19 Common Control Room spokesman Dr Khoirom Sasheekumar Mangang, two males aged 58 and 55 from Imphal West and one 75 year old man from Thoubal died of COVID-19.
As per the bulletin issued by the COVID-19 Common Control Room, the death toll has reached 197 but this figure is exclusive of the three deaths reported from Shija Hospital some days back and published in The Sangai Express.
During the last 24 hours, 245 people including three personnel of CAPF were tested positive for the contagion at JNIMS, RIMS, Imphal East, Imphal West, Maipakpi Hospital, Shija Hospital, Raj Medicity, RD Wing, Escent Diagnostics, Jivan Hospital, Advance Hospital, Christian Hospital, Thoubal, Bishnupur, Kakching, Churachandpur, Kangpokpi, Jiribam and Babina Diagnostics.
The 242 civilians (123 males and 119 females) who have been tested positive belong to Imphal West (129), Imphal East (35), Thoubal (20), Bishnupur (40), Kakching (4), Kangpokpi (2), Churachandpur (9), Jiribam (1) and Kamjong (2). None of them has any significant history of travelling outside the State.
On the other hand, 358 COVID-19 positive people were discharged during the last 24 hours from CAPF (26), home isolation (275), JNIMS (10), CCC Lamboi Khongnangkhong (8), CCC UNACCO (8), Sadbhavna (5), Kangpokpi (5), Chandel (1), Kakching (3), Bal Bhavan (7), Bishnupur (3), Tamenglong (3) and Thoubal (4).
The cumulative figure of COVID-19 positive cases in the State is 20376 (general population 17548, Central security personnel 2828).
It includes 3107 active cases (general population 2857, Central security personnel 250) and 17072 discharged cases (general population 14498, Central security personnel 2574).
The recovery rate has slightly improved to 83.78 per cent.