Manipur logs 20 new COVID-19 cases, one death

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Sample collection for COVID-19 test (Representative Image)

Manipur reported 20 fresh COVID-19 cases on January 3, taking the state’s infection tally to 1,25,843, while one death pushed the toll to 2,004, the health department said.

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Only five patients were discharged during the day, which took the recovery count to 1,23,610. The state’s recovery rate is 98.22 per cent

As many as 1,790 tests were conducted on the day, taking the total number of tests done so far to 14,64,345.

The positivity rate of the day is 1.1 per cent. The rate showed a slight decline from the previous day’s 2.4 per cent.

There are 229 active COVID-19 cases in the state at present.

The death was reported in Imphal West district. The person had comorbidities and was not vaccinated, the health department said.

Imphal West reported nine COVID-19 cases and one death during the day, which took its tally to 44,179 and death toll to 673, to become the worst among the 16 districts of the state.

Seven fresh cases were reported in Imphal East, taking its infection tally to 27,970. The fatality toll in this second worst affected district remained at 479 as no death was reported on the day.

Two fresh cases were reported in Senapati district and one each in Churachandpur and Kangpokpi districts.

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Other 11 districts reported no new cases in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, only 524 people were vaccinated on January 2. A total of 23,16,632 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the state so far.

Of this total, 23,16,632 were first doses while the remaining 9,91,466 second doses, the health department added.

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