Mnp records 75 COVID-19 cases in a day

Correspondent IMPHAL, Jun 19 | Publish Date: 6/19/2020 1:05:58 PM IST
Manipur reported the highest single-day spike of 75 fresh COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, official sources said on Friday.
With the 75 fresh cases, the total of persons infected in the state stood at 681, including 218 recovered. The active case now stands at 463.
A total of 1617 samples were tested during the last 24 hours (from 6.30 pm of June 18 till 6.30 pm of June 19), out of which the 75 samples tested positive for the virus. Including samples tested on Friday, a total of 32,093 individuals have been tested for the virus in the state.
Of the total active cases, 64 are currently treating at the Covid care facility of RIMS hospital, 129 at JNIMs hospital, 33 at Bishnupur district hospital and 237 at the recently established  COVID care facility at UNNACO School, Meitram in Imphal West district. As per status update report of the state health department, 19 more patients were discharged after recovering from the disease. All infected persons, except a nurse from Churachandpur district , were all returnees from outside the state.
Of the 75 fresh cases confirmed on Friday, 30 were from Ukhrul, 29 from Tamenglong, 7 from Senapati, 4 from Churachandpur , 3 from Chandel district and 2 from Kamjong district.
Analysis of the district-wise data showed Churachandpur district having the highest number of infections with 94, including the three fresh cases confirmed on Friday. With 84 cases, Ukhrul is closely behind Churachandpur district. With only 2 confirmed cases so far, Jiribam district recorded the lowest number of infections.
As per the latest data, number of infections in Bishnupur district is 61, Imphal East- 28, Imphal West- 64, Kakching -42, Kamjong -21, Kangpokpi -56, Noney- 22, Pherzawl- 32, Senapati -55, Tamenglong- 62, Tengnoupal- 13, Chandel- 14 and Thoubal -33.


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