118 fresh COVID-19 cases in Manipur

File photograph: Swab sample collection

As many as 118 fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported from Manipur in the past 24 hours on August 9, taking the total tally in the state to 3753 cases.

The Assam Kaziranga University admissions

Among the new cases, 90 were civilians while 28 personnel from Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) were confirmed as COVID-19 positive.

The state now has 1698 active cases while 2044 recovered from the disease. Manipur reported 11 deaths due to COVID-19 related complications.

Of the total infected, 2930 belongs to the general population while 823 are central security personnel.

In the past 24 hours, 117 persons were discharged from the COVID care facilities after they recovered from the disease. It includes 42 CRPF personnel.

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