72 new cases take Manipur”s COVID-19 tally to 29,721

72 new cases take Manipur”s COVID-19 tally to 29,721

Imphal, Apr 18 (PTI) At least 72 more people have
tested positive for COVID-19 in Manipur, taking the tally in
the state to 29,721, an official said on Sunday.

Of the new cases, 19 were reported from Imphal West
district, seven each from Imphal East and Bishnupur, six from
Chandel, five from Kaching, three each from Thoubal and
Churachandpur and one from Noney.

Twenty-one other fresh patients are central forces
personnel, the official said.

Seven people were cured of the disease in the last 24
hours, taking the total number of recoveries in the state to

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients in the
state stands at 97.87 per cent, he said.

Manipur now has 255 active cases, and 376 have
succumbed to the infection.

Altogether, 1,06,284 people have received the vaccine
shots in the state so far, the official said, adding that
1,195 sample tests were conducted for COVID-19 in the last 24

The state government has issued an advisory to
ministers and legislators, requesting them not to hold any
function or participate in any event in view of the sudden
surge of COVID infections.

The government has so far collected Rs 1.77 crore as a
fine from people for violating health safety protocols, he

As many as 510 people were detained for defying COVID
norms during the day, the official added. PTI COR

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Bollyinsidestaff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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