COVID-19 : Manipur sees highest ever spurt with 1,327 cases; positivity rate at 19. 4 % amid curfew, 15 deaths reported

    22-Jul-2021
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Manipur sees highest ever
By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jul 21 : Coronavirus cases in the State hit a record daily high with 1,327 new infections reported in the last 24 hours with a positivity rate of 19. 4 percent, taking the active caseload to 10, 347 (including 62 central security personnel).
Altogether 6, 852 samples were tested in the said period.
This is the 6th time in the last 8 days that the State is witnessing positive cases in four digits, with the second highest being 1,171 reported on July 17.
Among the results which returned positive, 1 is from CAPF, while 664 from the  general population are female.
The positive persons were tested at RIMS (37); JNIMS (115); District Hospitals (936) and other testing centres (239), according to a statement of COVID-19 Common Control Room.
The positive cases from general population are from Imphal East (351); Imphal West  (400); Thoubal (124); Bishnupur (77); Kakching (106); Ukhrul (9); Churachandpur (94); Chandel (38); Senapati  (10); Tamenglong (35); Tengnoupal (2); Jiribam (17); Noney (27); Pherzawl (2); Kamjong (12) and Kangpokpi (22).
The number of Covid deaths reported in the last 24 hours, on the other hand, is 15 - Imphal West (3); Imphal West (2); Thoubal (2); Bishnupur (6); Chandel  (1) and Churachandpur (1).
According to the Covid Control Room, only 1 of the  15 deaths was vaccinated (1st) while 7 had co-morbidity.
This again is a clear indication of non-vaccinated people susceptible to the disease.
In the same period (the last 24 hours), 1032 person  were discharged. They are from Home Isolation (407); RIMS (18); JNIMS (16); CCCs (241) and CHICs (350).  
With 76, 279 people recovered from the disease so  far from among the total cases of 88, 050, the recovery rate now stands at 86.63 %.
A total of 1676 D-type and 406 B-type oxygen cylinders were also made available to different health facilities of Manipur in the last 24 hours.
The number of Covid vaccine doses on July 20 is 24, 795.
The number of beds as enumerated by the COVID-19 Common Control Room is RIMS (184 general and 40 ICU, contact number is given as 9862282521), JNIMS (167 general and 40 ICU, contact number is 7005403124),  Raj Medicity (75 general and 25 ICU and contact numbers are 7005105552/9366496411), Shija Hospital (82 general and 43 ICU and contact numbers are 7005097688/7005125158), I Land Hospital, Canchipur (general 60 and ICU 0, contact numbers are 9540404955/7085206820), Jivan Hospital, Kakching (general 17 and ICU 8, contact number is 9366034272), Iboyaima Hospital, Singjamei (general 25, ICU 5, contacts numbers are 7005436870/9612022125), CMC Koirengei (general 32, ICU 8, contact numbers 9612636004/9612905628),  MSF, Sangaiprou (general 22, ICU 8, contact number 9311222947).
The number of beds in Covid Care Centres in Imphal area are Lamboikhongnangkhong (600, contact number 9366909420), NSU Khuman Lampak (195, contact number 9863526178), Bal Bhavan, Khuman Lampak (240, contact number 9863514338), Standard College, Kongba (60, contact number 7005065147), RD Wing, Lamphelpat (64, contact number 9774670347), MU Canchipur  (250, contact numbers 7005609964/9774488732), Integrated Ayush Hospital, CCC Keirao (60, 9362653853).
Information on CHIC can be had from the Deputy Director of Health, Dr L Somorendro on 9402723243, added the COVID-19 Common Control Room.